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Author: Eve Claxton
ISBN13: 978-0091900335
Title: The Book of Life
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Language: English
Category: Arts and Literature
Publisher: Ebury Press; Complete Numbers Starting with 1, 1st Ed edition (December 27, 2005)
Pages: 640

The Book of Life by Eve Claxton

During many months spent in the Rose Reading Room of the New York Public Library, I selected excerpts from memoirs of every era to create a mosaic of lives, arranging them thematically from childhood through to old age. This was the book that consolidated my love of memoir and autobiography. Read an article I wrote for The Guardian about some of my favourite memoirs here. Occasionally a book comes along that is so well conceived and artfully constructed it demands a permanent place on a book lover's shelf - The Book of Life is one. This is an enthralling collection of memoirs and anecdotes. Claxton has done a magnificent job in digging out fascinating works.

About Eve Claxton: I was born in London and moved to New York in 1995. After working as a freelance magazine writer - for Vogue . Discover new books on Goodreads. See if your friends have read any of Eve Claxton's books. I regularly craft book proposals for authors. My career in radio has involved producing pieces for the StoryCorps broadcast on NPR and for the organization's major funders (including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation). My radio work has also been featured on BBC Radio 4. I give talks and lead workshops on storytelling and I co I was born in London and moved to New York in 1995. The Tatler, The Guardian and Time Out New York - I embarked on a career in nonfiction books.

Book of Life: A Compendium of the Best Autobiographical and Memoir Writing.

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Eve Claxton is the compiler of The Book of Life, a compendium of the best autobiographical and memoir writing throughout history. I've always been intrigued by memoirs and autobiographies. I remember my mother telling me that Helen Keller's autobiography was 'all true. I was eight years old and had no idea there was a distinction between books that were 'made up' and 'real'

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An engrossing anthology of extracts from some of the finest memoirs ever written, including those of: Charlie Chaplin, Alan Bennett, Muhammed Ali, Ghandhi, Primo Levi, Katherine Hepburn, Nabokov, Darwin and Nelson Mandela.