Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing

Unless It Moves the Human Heart: The Craft and Art of Writing

by Roger Rosenblatt

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Overview

Multiple award-winner Roger Rosenblatt has received glowing critical acclaim for his exceptional literary works—from the hilarious novels Lapham Rising and Beet to his poignant, heartbreaking, ultimately inspiring memoir Making Toast. With Unless It Moves the Human Heart, the revered novelist, essayist, playwright, and respected writing teacher offers a guidebook for aspiring authors, a memoir, and an impassioned argument for the necessity of writing in our world. In the tradition of Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird, Rosenblatt’s Unless It Moves the Human Heart provides practical insights and advice on the craft, exquisitely presented by one of contemporary literature’s living treasures.



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ISBN-13: 9780061965616
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,221,346
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Roger Rosenblatt  is the author of six off-Broadway plays and eighteen books, including Lapham Rising, Making Toast, Kayak Morning and The Boy Detective. He is the recipient of the 2015 Kenyon Review Award for Literary Achievement.

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