Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading

Nina Sankovitch


“NinaSankovitch has crafted a stunning memoir that remindsus of the main primal functionality of literature-to heal, to nurture and to connectus to our truest selves." —Thrity Umrigar, writer of The area among Us

Catalyzedby the lack of her sister, a mom of 4 spends twelve months savoring a greatbook each day, from Thomas Pynchon to Nora Ephron and past. within the culture ofGretchen Rubin’s The Happiness Project and Joan Dideon’sA 12 months of Magical Thinking, Nina Sankovitch’ssoul-baring and literary-minded memoir is a chronicle of loss,hope, and redemption. Nina eventually turns to analyzing as treatment andthrough her trip illuminates the ability of books to aid us reclaim ourlives.

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