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Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life Hardcover – Bargain Price, Oct 1 2013

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  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press (Oct. 1 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0802121403
  • ASIN: B00JV5U1EK
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 12.7 x 18.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 299 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,150,702 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"A practical, wise, and inviting guide to [Shapiro's] 20-year journey as an author and teacher."--"Elle"""Still Writing" offers up a cornucopia of wisdom, insights, and practical lessons gleaned from Dani Shapiro's long experience as a celebrated writer and teacher of writing. The beneficiaries are beginning writers, veteran writers and everyone in between."--Jennifer Egan"Writers need hope. Writers need help. Thank you, Dani Shapiro." --Michael Cunningham"Dani Shapiro has written a wise, pragmatic, and soulful field guide to the writing life. "Still Writing" is filled with honest words to not only live by but write toward. Shapiro has created a well-drawn map for the lost, the weary, and the found. I loved it." --Terry Tempest Williams"One of those rare books that is both beautiful and useful. "Still Writing" is an exploration of the writing life, lit up by Shapiro's luminous voice."--Susan Orlean"A thoughtful examination of [Shapiro's] life and the creative process that has defined it....Cleareyed, honest and grounded."--"Kirkus Reviews"

About the Author

Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs Devotion and Slow Motion, and five novels including Black & White and Family History. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Granta, Tin House, One Story, Elle, Vogue, The New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, and has been widely anthologized. She has taught in the writing programs at Columbia, NYU, The New School and Wesleyan University, and she is co-founder of the Sirenland Writers Conference in Positano, Italy. She is a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure.

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