Ex Libris

Ex Libris

Anne Fadiman is--by her own admission--the sort of person who learned about sex from her father's copy of Fanny Hill, whose husband buys her 19 pounds of dusty books for her birthday, and who once found herself poring over her roommate's 1974 Toyota Corolla manual because it was the only written material in the apartment that she had not read at least twice.

This witty collection of essays recounts a lifelong love affair with books and language. For Fadiman, as for… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 01, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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