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Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

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Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal

In the ten years since her beloved, groundbreaking ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AN ORDINARY LIFE, New York Times bestselling author Amy Krouse Rosenthal has been quietly at work on this modest but mighty magnum opus, creating a spectacular literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable and explosively human.

Amy Krouse Rosenthal has cultivated a distinct blend of nonlinear memoir, observational humor, wistful reflections and interactive connections with readers. A decade after ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AN ORDINARY LIFE, she’s back with a sublime new work, a timeless collection of insights, memories and moments that are at once intimate and universal.

Why the title TEXTBOOK AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL? Because each piece of prose is organized into classic subjects such as Social Studies, Music and Language Arts. Because textbook would accurately describe a book with a first-of-its-kind interactive text messaging component. Because textbook is an expression meaning “quintessential” --- Oh, that wordplay and unconventional format is so typical of her, so textbook AKR. Because if an author’s previous book has the word encyclopedia in the title, following it up with a textbook would be rather nice.

TEXTBOOK AMY KROUSE ROSENTHAL speaks to the awe, bewilderment and poignancy of being alive.

Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal
by Amy Krouse Rosenthal

  • Publication Date: August 9, 2016
  • Genres: Memoir
  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Dutton
  • ISBN-10: 1101984546
  • ISBN-13: 9781101984543