Kate Gavino - LAST NIGHT'S READING

Start: 
Friday, November 20, 2015 - 7:00pm
Location: 
2421 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005
Last Night's Reading: Illustrated Encounters with Extraordinary Authors Cover Image
By Kate Gavino, Kate Gavino (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143127314
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Published: Penguin Books - October 27th, 2015

Irresistible illustrations of authors and the charming, wise, and hilarious things they say at their readings Why do we go to book readings? For a chance to see the authors we love come to life off the page, answering our questions and proving to be the brilliant, witty people we catch glimpses of through their work. Illustrator Kate Gavino captures the wonder of this experience firsthand. At every reading she attends, Kate hand-letters the event's most memorable quote alongside a charming portrait of the author. In LAST NIGHT'S READING, Kate takes us on her journey through the literary world, sharing illustrated insight from more than one hundred of today's greatest writers including Zadie Smith, Junot Diaz, Lev Grossman, Elizabeth Gilbert, and many more on topics ranging from friendship and humor to creativity and identity. A celebration of authors, reading, and bookstores, this delightful collection is an advice book like no other and a love letter to the joy of seeing your favorite author up close and personal.