The Writer's Reader is an anthology of essays on the art and life of writing by major writers of the past and present.
These essays offer a wealth of insights into how writers approach their craft and represent a practical resource as well as a source of inspiration. The writings collected here range from classic to less well-known, historical to contemporary, and include, for example, essays on the vocation of writing by Natalia Ginzburg, John Berger, Edwidge Danticat, Julia Alvarez, and Flannery O'Connor; thoughts on preparing for writing by Roberto BolaÃ±o, Henry Miller, Jorge Luis Borges, Ha Jin, and Cynthia Ozick; and essays on the craft of writing by authors such as Italo Calvino, Colm TÃ³ibÃn, Virginia Woolf, Philip Roth, Lydia Davis, David Foster Wallace, and Zadie Smith.
Taken together, this collection is a must-read for any student or devotee of writing.
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