|aTolstoy and the purple chair :|bmy year of magical reading /|cNina Sankovitch.
|aNew York :|bHarper,|cc2011.
|ax, 240 pages ;|c22 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references.
|aOn the cliff -- Crossing the bridge -- Return to the bookmobile -- Such beauty in the world -- In search of books and time -- Rearranging the rhythms -- The only balm to sorrow -- Looking for the star -- Finding another change -- To welcome the interloper -- Hearing words I'd missed before -- Where warmth is found -- The expansion of experience -- Bound to the world -- Sex by the book -- The man in my dreams -- Offering a better view -- Fireflies dancing across the lawn -- The answers that mysteries provide -- Discovering purpose in kindness -- Coming off Loulou's motorcycle -- Tolstoy in my purple chair -- Complete list of books read, from October 28, 2008, to October 28, 2009.
|aAfter the death of her sister, Nina Sankovitch kept her mind busy by dashing from one activity to another. Then on her forty-sixth birthday, she started reading a book a day and discovered the joy, healing, and wisdom.