by Julian Barnes
Hardcover, 128 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $22.95 | purchase
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Julian Barnes meditates on his life, from the 19th-century events that shaped his world to his transformative experiences with ballooning, photography, love and loss.
3 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List
September 26, 2013 In his new memoir, Julian Barnes contemplates 19th century photography, the metaphorical exhilaration of ballooning and the sudden death of his beloved wife. Reviewer Heller McAlpin says the book is beautifully written, if a little disjointed.
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