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The Good Book

(2015)
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In The Good Book, thirty-two of today's most prominent writers share never-before-published pieces about passages in the Bible that are most meaningful to them.

The Good Book, with an introduction by Adam Gopnik, collects new pieces by writers from many different faiths and ethnicities including literary fiction writers (Colm Toibin, Edwidge Danticat, Tobias Wolff, Rick Moody); bestselling nonfiction writers (A.J. Jacobs, Ian Frazier, Thomas Lynch); notable figures in the media (Charles McGrath, Cokie Roberts, Steven V. Roberts); and social activists (Al Sharpton, Kerry Kennedy). While these contributors are not primarily known as religious thinkers, they write intelligently and movingly about specific passages in the Bible that inform the way they live, think about past experiences, and see society today. Some pieces are close readings of specific passages, some are anecdotes from everyday life, and all will inspire, provoke, or illuminate.

Addressing some of the best-known and best-loved characters and stories from Genesis to Revelation, The Good Book will be a beautiful, enlightening gift for secular readers and readers of faith as well as a collection of interest to reading groups, readers of creative nonfiction and personal essays, and fans of each of the individual contributors.

 
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Hardback Editions

November 2015 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
ISBN: 1-4767-8996-7 / 978-1-4767-8996-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

March 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
ISBN: 1-4767-8997-5 / 978-1-4767-8997-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

November 2015 : USA Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Good Book
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
ISBN: 1-4945-1583-0 / 978-1-4945-1583-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

November 2015 : USA MP3 CD
thumbTitle: The Good Book
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
ISBN: 1-4945-6583-8 / 978-1-4945-6583-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tantor Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

November 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

November 2015 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Good Book: Writers Reflect on Favorite Bible Passages
Author(s): Andrew Blauner
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Availability: Amazon UK   


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