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Author: Maureen Corrigan Narrator: Maureen Corrigan Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2005 ISBN: 9781436147088
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A book reviewer for The Washington Post and NPR’s Fresh Air, Maureen Corrigan is obsessed with books—so much so that they caused her to delay marriage. This audiobook explores her obsession with all things literary. Corrigan expertly weaves together her own life story with the stories from the books she loves.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This reflective and entertaining memoir is about more than just books…Learning about Maureen’s life made me think about how my own life was shaped my books.” 

    Terry Gross, host of NPR’s Fresh Air

  • “An educated and engaging discussion of some of the author’s favorite books and how she thinks they’ve affected her life…A thoughtfully assenbled reading list…should inspire you to explore some of the books she mentions.

    New York Post

  • “Irresistible…Corrigan has some wonderful insights…Book lovers will be busy checking her lists, searching for new ‘leave me alone’ titles.”

    Washington Post Book World

  • “Corrigan deals…with that intimate connection between reading and life, launching many of her critiques with personal anecdotes in a seamless blend of autobiography, literary criticism and essay.” 

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

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About the Author

Maureen Corrigan is the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air, the critic-in-residence at Georgetown University, and winner of the Edgar Award for Criticism. She is the author of Leave Me Alone, I’m Reading.