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A velocity of being : letters to a young reader

Author: Maria Popova; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
Publisher: New York : Enchanted Lion Books , 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A collection of 121 letters by authors, artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, and philosophers about the impact reading has had on their lives. Every letter is accompanied by a full page illustration"--
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Popova; Claudia Zoe Bedrick
ISBN: 9781592702282 1592702287
OCLC Number: 1061863690
Target Audience: Ages 10+.
Description: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Jacqueline Woodson ; Lara Hawthorne --
Laura Brown-Lavoie ; Ping Zhu --
Alexandra Horowitz ; Frank Viva --
Neil Gaiman ; Sophie Blackall --
Alain De Botton ; Mouni Feddag --
Diane Ackerman ; Olivier Tallec --
Jane Goodall ; Christian Robinson --
David Byrne ; Daniel Salmieri --
Jad Abumrad ; JooHee Yoon --
Martha Nussbaum ; Michela Buttignol --
Rebecca Solnit ; Liniers --
Elizabeth Gilbert ; Marianne Dubuc --
David Whyte ; Felicita Sala --
Claudia Guadalupe Martinez ; Ashleigh Corrin --
Alexander Chee ; Taeeun Yoo --
Amanda Palmer ; Øyvind Torseter --
Rose Styron ; Cindy Derby --
Dani Shapiro ; Yara Kono --
Emily Levine ; Kristin Roskifte --
Lucianne Walkowicz ; Violeta Lópiz --
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie ; Esme Shapiro --
Helen Fagin ; Ingrid Godon --
Debbie Millman ; Dasha Tolstikova --
Shonda Rhimes ; Matthew Forsythe --
Thomas Page McBee ; Mandana Sadat --
Alan Lightman ; Josh Cochran --
Amanda Stern ; Carson Ellis --
Roz Chast --
Ruth Ann Harnisch ; Maisie Paradise Shearring --
Annalee Newitz ; Chloe Bonfield --
Judy Blume ; Decur --
Robin Wall Kimmerer ; Valerio Vidali --
Cory Doctorow ; You Jung Byun --
Aracelis Girmay ; Ariana Fields --
Isabel Minhós Martins ; Christopher Silas Neal --
Sarah Kay ; Lisa D'andrea --
Seth Godin ; Katrin Stangl --
Ariel Schrag --
Mary Oliver ; Marc Johns --
Naomi Wolf ; Hyewon Yum --
Susan Orlean ; Wendy MacNaughton --
Bruce Handy ; Albertine --
Andrew Solomon ; Catarina Sobral --
Richard Branson ; William Grill --
Anne-Marie Slaughter ; Anne Slaughter --
Laurel Braitman ; Cecilia Ruiz --
Mohammed Fairouz ; Nahid Kazemi --
Matthew Burgess ; Jenni Desmond --
Aaron Koblin ; Tallulah Fontaine --
Sylvia Earle ; Sophie Gilmore --
Felicia Day ; Emily Hughes --
Jerome Bruner ; Mo Willems --
Lena Dunham ; Tim Miller --
Terry Teachout ; Kenard Pak --
Mara Faye Lethem ; Ofra Amit --
Parker Palmer ; Hadley Hooper --
Eve Ensler ; Zoey Abbott --
Tim Ferriss ; Benjamin Chaud Ev Williams ; Brian Floca --
Maud Newton ; Peter Brown --
Steven Pinker ; Marine Rivoal --
David L. Ulin ; Gemma Correll --
Natascha McElhone ; Bernardo P. Carvalho --
Lise Solomon ; Zachariah Ohora --
Dean Wareham ; Benoît Delhomme --
Mariska Hargitay ; Samantha Cotterill --
Hans Ulrich Obrist ; Serge Bloch --
Kevin Kelly ; Andrea Tsurumi --
Courtney E. Martin ; Isol --
David Delgado ; The Brothers Hilts --
Chris Anderson ; Brian Rea --
Leonard S. Marcus ; Julia Rothman --
Thao Ngyuen ; Sean G. Qualls --
Tavi Gevinson ; Vittoria Facchini --
William Powers ; Christoph Niemann --
Chris Ware --
Paul Holdengräber ; Maira Kalman --
Liz Danzico ; Ohara Hale --
Samantha Cristoforetti ; John Parra --
Holland Taylor ; Oliver Jeffers --
Brandon Stanton ; Sara Varon --
Maria Bustillos ; Sergio Ruzzier --
Rebecca Mead ; Sonia Sánchez --
Krista Tippett ; Judith Clay --
Emily Spivack ; Liz Starin --
Regina Spektor ; Benji Davies --
Marina Abramović ; Lia Halloran --
Ellen Handler Spitz ; Sandra Jávera --
Sarah Lewis ; Julie Paschkis --
Dona Ann McAdams ; Marc Drumwright --
Baba Brinkman ; Lizi Boyd --
Paola Antonelli ; Kris Di Giacomo --
Daniel Handler ; Lisa Brown --
Shirley Manson ; RUMISU --
J.D. McClatchy ; Chip Kidd --
Steven Heller ; Pascal Blanchet --
Morley Kamen ; Miguel Pang Ly --
Françoise Moulley ; Art Spiegelman --
Jon Scieszka ; Henrik Drescher --
Isabel Quintero ; Sabina Hahn --
Tomi Ungerer --
Pamela Paul ; Alessandro Sanna --
Meehan Crist ; Jon Klassen --
Rebecca Newberger Goldstein ; Giselle Potter --
Dawn Landes ; Elise Hurst --
Caroline Paul ; Grant Snider --
Lisa Randall ; Luke Ramsey --
John Maeda ; Katie Harnett --
Jacqueline Novogratz ; Isabelle Arsenault --
Chris Sacca ; Carla Torres --
Tom De Blasis ; Shaun Tan --
Ursula K. Le Guin ; Charles Vess --
Yo-Yo Ma ; Narges Mohammadi --
Ann Patchett ; Vladimir Radunsky --
Ann Martin ; Robin Rosenthal --
Kaisa Leka ; Christoffer Leka --
James Gleick ; Benoit Tardif --
Adam Gopnik ; Beatrice Alemagna --
Janna Levin ; The Fan Brothers --
Anne Lamott ; Andrea Dezsö --
Elizabeth Alexander ; R. Gregory Christie --
Artist biographies.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Popova and Claudia Zoe Bedrick.

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A CBC "Hot Off The Press" Selection of December 2018 A Brain Pickings Best Children's Book of 2018 Featured in Green Source DFW December 2018 gift guide "An embarrassment of riches." --The New York Read more...

 
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