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Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Autor(a) de Ruined by Reading: A Life in Books

27+ Works 2,132 Membros 52 Críticas 3 Favorited

About the Author

Writer Lynne Sharon Schwartz was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She received a B. A. from Barnard College, an M. A. from Bryn Mawr, and started work on a Ph.D. at New York University. She chronicled her love of reading and the meaning it has had upon her life in a book called Ruined by mostrar mais Reading. She has published around twenty books including Rough Strife, which was nominated for a National Book Award and Leaving Brooklyn, which was nominated for the Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She has also written for children in such books as The Four Questions, explaining the traditions of Passover. She is also an Italian translator and her translations include A Place to Live and Other Selected Essays by Natalia Ginzburg and Smoke over Birkenau by Liana Millu. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Lynne Sharon Schwartz

Ruined by Reading: A Life in Books (1996) 836 exemplares
Disturbances in the Field (1983) 256 exemplares
The Four Questions (1989) 238 exemplares
Leaving Brooklyn (1989) 119 exemplares
The Writing on the Wall (2005) 92 exemplares
The Fatigue Artist (1995) 82 exemplares
Rough Strife (1980) 57 exemplares
Referred Pain: And Other Stories (2004) 35 exemplares
Not Now, Voyager: A Memoir (2009) 18 exemplares

Associated Works

Middlemarch (1871) — Introdução, algumas edições17,698 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 2005 (2005) — Contribuidor — 697 exemplares
The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Writings (Bantam Classics) (1989) — Introdução, algumas edições511 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1996 (1996) — Contribuidor — 247 exemplares
The Best American Essays 2000 (2000) — Contribuidor — 212 exemplares
The Best American Essays 1998 (1998) — Contribuidor — 191 exemplares
The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction (1992) — Contribuidor — 125 exemplares
Growing Up Jewish: An Anthology (1970) — Contribuidor — 121 exemplares
America and I: Short Stories by American Jewish Women Writers (1990) — Contribuidor — 118 exemplares
Deep Down: The New Sensual Writing by Women (1988) — Contribuidor — 116 exemplares
The Best American Poetry 2012 (2012) — Contribuidor — 83 exemplares
Aldabra, The Tortoise Who Loved Shakespeare (2001) — Tradutor — 63 exemplares
A Place to Live: and other selected essays of (2002) — Tradutor, algumas edições52 exemplares
The Seasons of Women: An Anthology (1995) — Contribuidor — 46 exemplares
An Omnibus of 20th Century Ghost Stories (1989) — Contribuidor — 45 exemplares
Run for Your Life (2010) — Tradutor, algumas edições40 exemplares
Scribblers on the Roof: Contemporary Jewish Fiction (2006) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1978 (1978) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
The Best American Short Stories 1979 (1979) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Outros nomes
Sharon, Lynne (birth name)
Data de nascimento
1939-03-19
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
New York, New York, USA
Locais de residência
Brooklyn, New York, USA
New York, New York, USA
Educação
Barnard College (BA|1959)
Bryn Mawr College (MA|1961)
New York University
Ocupações
writer
translator
children's book author
poet
literary critic
memoirist (mostrar todos 10)
essayist
novelist
short story writer
book reviewer
Relações
Schwartz, Harry (husband)
Schwartz, Rachel (daughter)
Schwartz, Miranda (daughter)

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Married to Harry Schwartz, with two daughters Rachel and Miranda.

Membros

Críticas

Fascinating collection of essays about and conversations with the writer W G Sebald (Max). Exploring his themes of memory, silence (as in how his nation of origin refused to talk about the war, so he felt born into this silence), and his wonderful digressions. His books don't fit into any easy category, he has never called them novels or non-fiction, while both true stories and blurring of reality are within the pages.
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Caroline_McElwee | 10 outras críticas | Dec 13, 2023 |
This is a short book in which Schwartz shares her opinions on reading and life.

The fact that it is not divided into chapters was annoying to me. It made it harder to stop and start, since I didn't want to read it all at once.

Some of her thoughts are spot-on, others I couldn't relate to. Some of her writing is pretentious. There were spoilers for a couple books.

There were too many little sexual references for my taste; though not graphic, they were still unnecessary.

Despite these flaws, I did enjoy the read overall, and have added a few books she mentioned to my to-read list.… (mais)
 
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RachelRachelRachel | 24 outras críticas | Nov 21, 2023 |
An intriguing and lovely exploration into the writings of Sebald. Much to think about here.
 
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katefren | 10 outras críticas | Aug 15, 2022 |
 
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ritaer | 24 outras críticas | Jul 12, 2021 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
27
Also by
21
Membros
2,132
Popularidade
#12,072
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
52
ISBN
101
Línguas
5
Marcado como favorito
3

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