What Now?

What Now?
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با ترجمه عنوان، و توضیح کوتاه هر کتاب 10,000 تومان اعتبار برای خرید کتاب دریافت کنید. این ترجمه با نام شما در سایت نمایش داده خواهد شد
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فرمت کتاب

audiobook

تاریخ انتشار

2008

نویسنده

Dean Jensen

نویسنده

Dean Jensen

نویسنده

Ann Patchett

ناشر

HarperAudio
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AudioFile Magazine
Ann Patchett's gift for insightful reflection is beautifully framed in this recording of thoughts she gathered to deliver as a graduation speech at her alma mater, Sarah Lawrence College. Her thoughts are presented through charming vignettes. In her delivery her soft Southern voice is tinged with gentle humor as she recounts honest but endearing struggles, always returning to the ongoing question: "What now?" She shares humble events such as being lost in an airport and trying to produce a batch of homemade cookies. Without a shade of preachiness, she illuminates the lessons that can be found in such everyday experiences. Patchett's wit is kind but literate, sympathetic without being saccharine. This recording is a gem resonant with lasting ideas. R.F. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine

Publisher's Weekly

Starred review from April 28, 2008
Just in time, novelist Patchett's 2006 commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College has been expanded, postscripted and published in a handsome small-format hardcover volume, cleverly designed by Chip Kidd and priced to sell-making it quite possibly the best graduation present on the market (at least until Bird by Bird gets the full gift-book treatment). Personal but direct, with a warm, searching voice, Patchett (Run, Bel Canto) looks at her own struggle with the perennial question "what now?" and finds some surprising moments of revelation: a conversation with an airport Hare Krishna, a job waiting tables at Fridays and, less surprising, the counsel of friends and teachers Allan Gurganus and Alice Ilchman (the late president of Sarah Lawrence). Wise, illuminating observations abound, putting Patchett's talent for cogent, colorful metaphor to brilliant use: "Receiving an education is a little bit like a garden snake swallowing a chicken egg: it's in you but it takes a while to digest." Though Patchett's thesis boils down essentially to "one must never stop learning," every example she provides is fresh and worthwhile. A wise, generous and compact primer for life that could well become a touchstone, readers will return to this book, and probably find something new each time they do; deserves to be given often and enthusiastically.



Library Journal

Starred review from April 21, 2008
Just in time, novelist Patchett's 2006 commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College has been expanded, postscripted and published in a handsome small-format hardcover volume, cleverly designed by Chip Kidd and priced to sell-making it quite possibly the best graduation present on the market (at least until Bird by Bird gets the full gift-book treatment). Personal but direct, with a warm, searching voice, Patchett (Run, Bel Canto) looks at her own struggle with the perennial question "what now?" and finds some surprising moments of revelation: a conversation with an airport Hare Krishna, a job waiting tables at Fridays and, less surprising, the counsel of friends and teachers Allan Gurganus and Alice Ilchman (the late president of Sarah Lawrence). Wise, illuminating observations abound, putting Patchett's talent for cogent, colorful metaphor to brilliant use: "Receiving an education is a little bit like a garden snake swallowing a chicken egg: it's in you but it takes a while to digest." Though Patchett's thesis boils down essentially to "one must never stop learning," every example she provides is fresh and worthwhile. A wise, generous and compact primer for life that could well become a touchstone, readers will return to this book, and probably find something new each time they do; deserves to be given often and enthusiastically.

Copyright 2008 Library Journal, LLC Used with permission.




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