|Matteo Pericoli. Lorin Stein, preface|
|Pages/Publication Date:||136 / 2014|
In locales ranging from Mexico to Mongolia and from Ireland to Indonesia, 50 writers looked out of their windows, arriving at 50 different perspectives on not only their homes and neighborhoods but also their daily routines and writing processes. The short texts that these authors wrote in turn give readers a new look at such writers as Elmore Leonard, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, T.C. Boyle, Orhan Pamuk, Nadine Gordimer, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Geraldine Brooks, Etgar Keret, and Edwidge Danticat. An architect and artist, the author of London for Children responded in kind by creating a stylish line drawing to complement each text, making this handsome book one to browse and to treasure.
"[This book] is a great read for those interested in the lives of writers, lovers of memoir, and anyone with a touch of wanderlust. A fun conversation starter and introduction to writers from around the world."—Library Journal