Bird by Bird: Instructions on Writing and Life

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Canongate Books, Jan 2, 2020 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 304 pages
Bird by Bird is the bible of writing guides - a wry, honest, down-to-earth book that has never stopped selling since it was first published in the United States in the 1990s. Bestselling novelist and memoirist Anne Lamott distils what she's learned over years of trial and error. Beautifully written, wise and immensely helpful, this is the book for all serious writers and writers-to-be.

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User Review  - Breton07 - LibraryThing

I read his book about twenty years ago as an inspiration, and as a guide to living well. The book is a guide for those people who want to have a kinder approach to themselves. Lamott addresses the ... Read full review

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User Review  - akblanchard - LibraryThing

Anne Lamott brings on the inspiration and encouragement in this well-known writing guide. There’s useful advice here, but there is also a lot of Lamott herself in the text, so how you feel about the book will depend on how much you enjoy spending time with the author. Read full review

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About the author (2020)

Anne Lamott is the New York Times bestselling author of a number of non-fiction books, including Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches and Bird by Bird. She is also the author of several novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California. @annelamott

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