Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Life - Canons (Paperback)Anne Lamott (author)
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Bursting with hard-won, practical advice and invaluable tips and tricks, Lamott’s volume is the definitive guide for all aspiring writers which also doubles as a sage self-help manual for life itself.
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 205 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 18 mm
Edition: Main - Canons
A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps * * Los Angeles Times * *
[A] classic of the genre . . . The lessons she shares with her students . . . are refreshing * * Guardian * *
My go-to gift or recommendation for anyone interested in writing, though it is as much a treatise on life as it is a creative-writing primer -- MATT HAIG
A treasure trove of insight both practical and profound, timelessly revisitable and yielding deeper resonance each time * * Brain Pickings * *
Deftly and honestly explores the mental challenges of being a writer, and Lamott's advice is, simply put, invaluable * * Bustle * *
Praise for Almost Everything: Anne Lamott is a cause for celebration. [Her] real genius lies in capturing the ineffable, describing not perfect moments, but imperfect ones . . . perfectly. She is nothing short of miraculous * * New Yorker * *
I keep learning a lot from the clear and great Annie Lamott. I think you will, too -- GLORIA STEINEM
Anne Lamott has a rare talent for making writing look easy . . . Given the warmth, liveliness and intimacy of her prose, time with one of her books can feel like a visit with a friend * * Wall Street Journal * *
Part memoir, part manual and part sermon from the church of Lamott, this satisfying escape points to notes of beauty in our uncertain world * * People * *
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