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One real pleasure of this book is its ability to convey, through snippets of diaries, the rich diversity of style which is possible in writing about one's own life and times
One real pleasure of this book is its ability to convey, through snippets of diaries, the rich diversity of style which is possible in writing about one's own life and times. Despite some very different approaches, Mallon still manages to keep focused on the unifying theme of why people write in the first place, insisting that all diarists really expect that, sometime (and that may be after death), their words will be read and their voices will matter. Hungry Mind Find Press is to be commended for re-issuing this fascinating little book, filled with some very big ideas about life and the.
A wonderful book designed to appeal to all people who keep diaries and all those interested in the diaries of others (usually one and the same, I dare say).
Thomas Mallon, author of "In Fact", is a frequent contributor to many magazines & journals.
Tam incelemeyi okuyun. Thomas Mallon, author of "In Fact", is a frequent contributor to many magazines & journals. His column, "Doubting Thomas" ran for six years in GQ. His novels Dewey Defeats Truman & Henry & Clara were New York Times Notable Books. A recipient of Guggenheim & Rockefeller fellowships, he lives in Westport, Connecticut. A book of one's own: people and their diaries Penguin Nonfiction Series A penguin book: Biography.
A Book of One's Own, an informal guide to the great diaries of literature, was published in 1984 and gave Mallon his first dose of critical acclaim. A book of one's own : people and their diaries. In A Book of One's Own, Mallon covers a wide range of diarists from Samuel Pepys to Anais Nin. He explained his enthusiasm for the genre by saying: "Writing books is too good an idea to be left to authors. Ticknor & Fields.
Find nearly any book by Thomas Mallon. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. A Book of One's Own: People and Their Diaries: ISBN 9781886913028 (978-1-886913-02-8) Softcover, Hungry Mind Press, 1995. Dewey Defeats Truman. ISBN 9780517361405 (978-0-517-36140-5) Hardcover, Random House Value Publishing, 1999.
A BOOK OF ONE'S OWN People and Their Diaries. 318 pp. New York: Ticknor & Fields. SOME five million blank diaries are sold in this country each year, according to Thomas Mallon's ''Book of One's Ow. '
A BOOK OF ONE'S OWN People and Their Diaries. ' In a society reportedly drifting away from the written word, there is something cheering in that statistic. While we don't know how many of those diaries will in fact meet pen or pencil, we can confidently say that a perceived need to set one's own story to paper remains, in this the Video Age, stubbornly pervasive.
A book of one's own. people and their diaries. Bibliography: p. -310. Published 1984 by Ticknor & Fields in New York. 809. Library of Congress.