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Writers to Read A Quick Walk Through Any Bookstore Reveals One Obvious Truth There Are Books Than Anyone Can Read In A Lifetime With So Many Books, Articles, And Web Sites Vying For Our Attention, We Must Choose Wisely But What Does That Actually Look Like In Writers To Read, Douglas Wilson Someone Who S Spent A Career Writing, Reading, And Teaching Others To Do The Same Introduces Readers To Nine Great Authors Whose Work Deserves To Be Read Whether It S G K Chesterton, C S Lewis, Or Robert Capon, The Well Known And Less Known Authors Wilson Examines Are All Masters Of Creative Writing And Worthy Of Study And Enjoyment Those Looking To Become Better Writers Or Better Readers Will Find This Book To Be An Invaluable Guide For Wisely Selecting Their Literary Mentors.

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  • Paperback
  • 168 pages
  • Writers to Read
  • Douglas Wilson
  • English
  • 27 March 2017
  • 1433545837

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  1. says:

    Livro til para quem desconhece ou quer conhecer mais sobre G K Chesterton, H L Mencken, P G Wodehouse, T S Eliot, J R R Tolkien, C S Lewis, R F Capon, Marilyn Robinson e N D Wilson Cada cap tulo, dedicado a cada um dos 9 escritores, termina com excelentes sugest es para o leitor se aventurar nos livros produzidos pelo...


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    Wilson recommends the following 9 writers as those who have impacted his reading writing life 1 G K Chesterton2 H L Mencken3 P G Wodehouse4 T S Eliot5 J R R Tolkien6 C S Lewis7 R F Capon8 M S Robinson Marilyn Robinson 9 N D Wilson Nate, his son Of those listed, I will read all of them except for Capon Wilson I ll read Robinson s fiction but I avoided reading much of the chapter about her I could tell from Wilson s description that I would be disappointed in her and that he was Wilson recommends the following 9 writers as those who have impac...


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    This book did what I believe it was meant to do I now have several new books high up on my to read lists There would be , but many of these authors I ve loved and been reading for years This fact, however, did not diminish my enjoyment in the least I love Wilson s exuberant writing style reli...


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    Endorsed by Greg Thornbury, Joe Carter, David Goodwin, Tony Reinke, and Joe Rigney.I read Ch 7 Robert Farrar Capon on Oct 16, 2015, and Ch 9 N.D Wilson on July 28 29, 2016.You can read reviews at Patheos, The Gospel Coalition Louis Markos , and Reformed Forum.N.D Wilson137 Meaningless Disclaimer success source of N.D s name138 39 3 major influences139 real life ending up in Nate s books139 40 read the story you are in 140 education at Liberty and St John s College140 41 Endorsed by Greg Thornbury, Joe Carter, David Goodwin, Tony Reinke, and Joe Rigney.I read Ch 7 Robert Farrar Capon on Oct 16, 2015, and Ch 9 N.D Wilson on July 28 29, 2016.You can read reviews at Patheos, The Gospel Coalition Louis Markos , and Reformed Forum.N.D Wilson137 Meaningless Disclaimer success source of N.D s name138 39 3 major influences139 real life ending up in Nate s books139 40 read the story you are in 140 education at Liberty and St John s College140 41 getting into publishing with Aaron Rench141 42 Shroud of Turin142 43 theme 1 finding fathers in Nate s fiction and nonfiction see Tilt 110, where Nate talks about having orphaned children as an author, for a good purpose 144 archetypal adventure of finding the Father the archetype of killing the dragon and getting the girl depends on afoundational story of a...


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    P.G Wodehouse and H L Mencken If this were Jeopardy, you would get some for offering the answer in the form of Who are two authors that Josh is now reading as a direct result of Doug Wilson s Writers to Read Wilson covers nine influential authors in only the way that Doug Wilson can My choices to adoringly invest time into Tolkien, Chesterton, Lewis, and Robinson were all reaffirmed And I learnedabout each of them as well My curiosity about the works of T.S Eliot was fanned, P.G Wodehouse and H L Mencken If this were Jeopardy, you would get some for offering the answer in the form of Who are two authors that Josh is now reading as a direct result of Doug Wilson s Writers to Read Wilson covers nine influential authors in only the way that Doug Wilson can My choices to adoringly invest time into Tolkien, Chesterton, Lewis, and Robinson were all reaffirmed And I learnedabout each of them as well My curiosity about the works of T.S Eliot was fanned, and I was surprised at how convinced I was that N.D Wilson might end up one day in serious conversations about the great authors of the 20th century.The greatest impact of this work was in regards to the new names Wodehouse, Mencken, and Capon were all foreign to me I had read none and heard of none...


  6. says:

    Typical Wilson writing, always enjoyable, often witty, sometimes in your face, and with things to think further about, as well as authors to catch up on In some of the chapters it almost seems as though the discussion of the author is a hook to hang Wilson s own thoughts on, but that s fine I ve read something of all the authors listed here except Mencken, and I probably won t go looking for his books, though Wilson writes enthusiastically about him Just not enough time to read everyone, and Typical Wilson writing, always enjoyable, often witty, sometimes in your face, and with things to think further about, as well as authors to catch up on In some of the chapters it almost seems as though the discussion of the author is a hook to hang Wilson s own thoughts on, but that s fine I ve read something of all the authors listed here except Mencken, and I probably won t go looking for his books, though Wilson writes enthusiastically about him Just not enough time to read everyone, and I d sooner re read some of the others, or read books of theirs I haven t yet caught up with It s nice that Wilson shows a bit of nepotism fatherly enthusiasm, maybe by giving a chapter to his own son, whose books I only caught up with this year for the first time Nate Wilson is a great writer, and his stories are packed with interesting and imaginative stuff, though I...


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    9 Names that Belong on Your BookshelfIn a life time of reading, we make friends with a variety of authors, usually total strangers to us in real life, but nonetheless, known and beloved, because we have come to know them intimately through their books In Writers to Read, Douglas Wilson invites his readers into the circle of friends he has formed with nine favorite writers whose dates straddle the twentieth century, whose nomenclature leans toward the use of initials, whose faith commitments are 9 Names that Belong on Your BookshelfIn a life time of reading, we make friends with a variety of authors, usually total strangers to us in real life, but nonetheless, known and beloved, because we have come to know them intimately through their books In Writers to Read, Douglas Wilson invites his readers into the circle of friends he has formed with nine favorite writers whose dates straddle the twentieth century, whose nomenclature leans toward the use of initials, whose faith commitments are all over the ecclesiological map, but whose writing and thinking are sure to be as iron sharpening iron the best sort of friendship.What sets these writers apart and makes them worthy of space on our crowded bookshelves In Douglas Wilson s delightful enneadic biography and book review, five resounding reasons surfaced 1 Their gift of seeing G.K Chesterton was a master of ...


  8. says:

    Read this if you want to write well.


  9. says:

    I am a big fan of books The reading and learning process that transpires from pouring your time and energy into a quality text is what makes reading a fun adventure Good books and authors make the process that much better while of course books that fail to meet expectations can make reading nothingthan a methodical exercise wherein you cannot wait until the book is over, not from anxious expectation, but rather because it was such drudgery.Anytime I can obtain recommendations concerning I am a big fan of books The reading and learning process that transpires from pouring your time and energy into a quality text is what makes reading a fun adventure Good books and authors make the process that much better while of course books that fail to meet expectations can make reading nothingthan a methodical exercise wherein you cannot ...


  10. says:

    This book builds upon the supposition that if choosing flesh and blood friends wisely is important, then we should likewise think about who we befriend through reading.From that vantage point, Wilson comes up with a list of 9 people he wants to introduce to his readers, presented chronologically They are Chesterton, H L Mencken, Wodehouse, T S Eliot, Tolkien, Lewis, R F Capon, Marilyn Robinson, and his son, N D Wilson In the introduction, Douglas suggests that, whether they use it dir This book builds upon the supposition that if choosing flesh and blood friends wisely is important, then we should likewise think about who we befriend through reading.From that vantage point, Wilson comes up with a list of 9 people he wants to introduce to his readers, presented chronologically They are Chesterton, H L Mencken, Wodehouse, T S Eliot, Tolkien, Lewis, R F Capon, Marilyn Robinson, and h...

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