How to Write an Autobiographical Novel download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander Chee

How to Write an Autobiographical Novel download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander Chee year 2018
  • Book name: How to Write an Autobiographical Novel
  • Author: Alexander Chee
  • Release date: 2018/11/6
  • Publisher: BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING PLC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Biography
  • ISBN: 9781526609113
  • Rating: 8.66 of 10
  • Votes: 633
  • Review by: Gabriella Wendt
  • Review rating: 9.47 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/4
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 26 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: `These essays feel like a life's wisdom - its hurts, joys and redemptions - salvaged from a great fire ... This book makes me feel possible' Ocean Vuong `Wonderful' Rebecca Solnit`Alexander Chee is brilliant and brave in equal measure ... An essential book' Garth GreenwellAs a novelist, Alexander Chee has been described as `masterful' by Roxane Gay, `incendiary' by the New York Times, and `brilliant' by the Washington Post. With How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, his first collection of nonfiction, he secures his place as one of the finest essayists of his generation.How to Write an Autobiographical Novel is the author's exploration of the entangling of life, literature and politics, and how the lessons learned from a life spent reading and writing fiction have changed him. In these interconnected essays he constructs a self, growing from student to teacher, reader to writer, and reckoning with his identities as a son, a gay man, a Korean American, an artist, an activist, a lover and a friend. He examines some of the most formative experiences of his life and America's history, including his father's death, the AIDS crisis, 9/11, the jobs that supported his writing - Tarot-reading, bookselling, cater-waiting for William F. Buckley - the writing of his first novel, Edinburgh, and the election of Donald Trump. By turns commanding, heartbreaking and wry, How to Write an Autobiographical Novel asks questions about how we create ourselves in life and in art, and how to fight when our dearest truths are under attack.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H14M23S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Creative Writing & Creative Writing Guides, Literary Essays
  • Available formats: TXT, PDF, JPG, WORD, LIT, AZW3, DOC, EPUB. Compressed in TGZ, TAR.GZ, JAR, ZIP, RAR, 7-ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 11.00 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x131mm
  • Weight: 248g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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