The bestselling author of Encyclopedia an Ordinary Life returns with a 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 textbookis 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 textbookwould be rather nice.
Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal speaks to the awe, bewilderment, and poignancy of being alive. Download and start listening now!