Mental Floss

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From Mental Floss, the pioneering online magazine known as an “encyclopedia of everything,” comes the ultimate book for lovers of literature! From Americanah to War and Peace, learn surprising facts about the world’s most famous authors and their literary works.

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This literary survey from Mental Floss, the pioneering online magazine known as an “encyclopedia of everything,” boasts over 3.1 million unique monthly visitors and a social footprint of over 4 million, will please literature lovers everywhere.From Americanah to War and Peace, from Jane Austen to Jhumpa Lahiri, the book details surprising facts about the world’s most famous authors and their literary works. Readers will learn about George Orwell’s near-death experience during the writing of 1984. They’ll discover the famous authors who despised Pride and Prejudice, and read about the influence of psychedelics on Dune. The Curious Reader also contains the most-loved book-related articles, collected and curated by Mental Floss editors, from the last 20 years, like “4 Famous Novels Penned in Under a Month,” “Famous Authors’ Unfinished Manuscripts,” “Native American Writers to Read” and “Literary Characters Based on Real People.” A literary miscellany certain to inspire book lovers, aspiring writers, students & teachers alike to discover a diverse selection of curated literary works – leading to an expansion of their book library!

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Weight 1.108 kg
Dimensions 24.1 × 19.1 × 2.8 cm
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Hardback

Pages

256

Language

English

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General – Trade / Code: K