Bird by Bird

Instructions on Writing and Life

«A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps»

* Los Angeles Times *

Bird by Bird is the bible of writing guides - a wry, honest, down-to-earth book that has never stopped selling since it was first published in the United States in the 1990s. Bestselling novelist and memoirist Anne Lamott distils what she's learned over years of trial and error. Les mer

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Bird by Bird is the bible of writing guides - a wry, honest, down-to-earth book that has never stopped selling since it was first published in the United States in the 1990s. Bestselling novelist and memoirist Anne Lamott distils what she's learned over years of trial and error. Beautifully written, wise and immensely helpful, this is the book for all serious writers and writers-to-be.

Detaljer

Forlag
Canongate Canons
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
304
ISBN
9781786898555
Utgivelsesår
2020
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Anne Lamott is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of non-fiction books, including Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches and Bird by Bird. She is also the author of several novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California.

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«A warm, generous and hilarious guide through the writer's world and its treacherous swamps»

* Los Angeles Times *

«[A] classic of the genre»

* 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

«Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott is a classic for a reason. A warm and honest look at the real work of writing, funny and realistic and also encouraging. I always return to it»

SOPHIE MACKINTOSH, * NZ Herald *

«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

«Superb writing advice . . . hilarious, helpful and provocative»

* New York Times Book Review *

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