Meet Me at the Museum

Meet Me at the Museum
Author: Anne Youngson
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2018-05-17
ISBN 10: 1473555248
ISBN 13: 9781473555242
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me at the Museum Book Review:

Now being read on BBC Radio Four A beautiful novel about late love and second chances, shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2018 'A moving tribute to friendship and love, to the courage of the ordinary, and to starting again' RACHEL JOYCE, author of Miss Benson's Beetle 'Full of grace and humanity' Sunday Times ________________________ This story begins with a letter From a housewife to the gentle curator Of an extraordinary museum Where lies peacefully An ancient exhibit That holds the key To Everything We are. Meet Me at the Museum tells of a connection made across oceans and against all the odds. Through intimate stories of joy, despair, and discovery, two people are drawn inexorably towards the other, until a shattering revelation pushes their friendship to the very edge. This deeply affecting debut novel by seventy-three year-old Anne Youngson won the Paul Torday Memorial Prize and was dramatized on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour ******************************* 'Tender, wise and moving, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to cherish.' JOHN BOYNE 'Insightful, emotionally acute and absorbing' DAILY EXPRESS 'Beautiful and affecting' NINA STIBBE What readers are saying: 'I loved this book. It was so different from anything else I have read' 'I just loved this book and read it in one sitting. There were times when I felt like underlining the sentences that resonated with me' 'I read this book one letter at a time, just to let the contents sink in. Tears came to my eyes'

Meet Me at the Museum

Meet Me at the Museum
Author: Anne Youngson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-08-07
ISBN 10: 1250295165
ISBN 13: 9781250295163
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me at the Museum Book Review:

“Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.” —Annie Barrows, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn’t remember choosing. Both believe their love stories are over. Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney’s famous poem, they begin writing letters to one another. And from their vastly different worlds, they find they have more in common than they could have imagined. As they open up to one another about their lives, an unexpected friendship blooms. But then Tina’s letters stop coming, and Anders is thrown into despair. How far are they willing to go to write a new story for themselves?

Meet Me at the Museum

Meet Me at the Museum
Author: Anne Youngson
Publsiher: Flatiron Books
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-08-07
ISBN 10: 1250295157
ISBN 13: 9781250295156
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me at the Museum Book Review:

Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award “The charmer of the summer.” —NPR “Warm-hearted, clear-minded, and unexpectedly spellbinding, Meet Me at the Museum is a novel to savor.” —Annie Barrows, co-author of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society In Denmark, Professor Anders Larsen, an urbane man of facts, has lost his wife and his hopes for the future. On an isolated English farm, Tina Hopgood is trapped in a life she doesn’t remember choosing. Both believe their love stories are over. Brought together by a shared fascination with the Tollund Man, subject of Seamus Heaney’s famous poem, they begin writing letters to one another. And from their vastly different worlds, they find they have more in common than they could have imagined. As they open up to one another about their lives, an unexpected friendship blooms. But then Tina’s letters stop coming, and Anders is thrown into despair. How far are they willing to go to write a new story for themselves?

Meet Me at the Art Museum

Meet Me at the Art Museum
Author: David Goldin
Publsiher: Harry N. Abrams
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2012-11-01
ISBN 10: 9781419701870
ISBN 13: 1419701878
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me at the Art Museum Book Review:

Presents the story of a discarded museum ticket (Stub), who has nowhere to go until Daisy the docent's helper (a name tag) offers him a tour of the art museum, describing along the way the functions of its different departments and the varied roles of the people who work there.

Ellie and the Harpmaker

Ellie and the Harpmaker
Author: Hazel Prior
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2019-08-06
ISBN 10: 0735238081
ISBN 13: 9780735238084
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ellie and the Harpmaker Book Review:

"Uplifting escapism...fresh and sweet."--Washington Post Discover the charming and heartwarming debut novel which shows us that love can be found in the most unexpected places... Meet Ellie. She's perfectly happy living her quiet life with her husband, Clive. Happy to wander the English countryside and write the occasional poem that nobody will read; happy to dream of all the things she hasn't yet managed to do. Meet Dan. He thinks all he needs is the time and space to make harps in his isolated barn, deep in the countryside. He enjoys being on his own, far away from other people and - crucially - far away from any risk of surprises. But what Ellie and Dan are about to learn that sometimes, you don't find love--love finds you...

Meet Me at the Met

Meet Me at the Met
Author: Eric G. Müller
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 260
Release: 2010-05
ISBN 10: 9781935514497
ISBN 13: 1935514490
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me at the Met Book Review:

A "tale of romance, idealism, scandal, and emerging self knowledge. The novel has a double story - the living of a life and the process of writing that life - both tales narrated by a high-minded, vain, passionate, confessional man who is determined to write it all until he can understand it. He delights in the arts, teaches at a school near New York City's beloved Metropolitan Museum, and reveres the treasures there. Each time he wants to recall and record an episode from his life, he goes to the Met and chooses from among its famous galleries a different 'office' to write in" (Gertrude Reif Hughes Professor Emerita, Wesleyan University)--from the cover.

Dinner with Edward

Dinner with Edward
Author: Isabel Vincent
Publsiher: Algonquin Books
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2016-05-24
ISBN 10: 1616206047
ISBN 13: 9781616206048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Dinner with Edward Book Review:

A memoir of food and friendship “combining the warm-heartedness of Tuesdays with Morrie with the sensual splendor of Julie and Julia” (Booklist, starred review). Isabel Vincent first arrives at Edward’s New York apartment to check on him as a favor to his daughter. She has no idea that the nonagenarian baking a sublime roast chicken and a light-as-air apricot soufflé will end up changing her life. But their meeting comes at a moment of transition for each of them: Edward wants nothing more than to follow his late wife to the grave, while Isabel is watching her marriage unravel. As Edward and Isabel meet weekly for the glorious dinners that Edward prepares, he shares so much more than his recipes for apple galette or the perfect martini, or even his tips for deboning poultry. Edward teaches Isabel the art of slowing down, taking the time to think through her own life—cutting it back to the bone and examining the guts, no matter how messy that proves to be. Dinner with Edward is a book about love and nourishment, and about how dinner with a friend can, in the words of M. F. K. Fisher, “sustain us against the hungers of the world.” “A rare, beautifully crafted memoir that leaves you exhilarated.” —Rosemary Sullivan, author of Stalin’s Daughter “This is a memoir to treasure.” —Booklist (starred review)

Three Women and a Boat

Three Women and a Boat
Author: Anne Youngson
Publsiher: Black Swan
Total Pages: 266
Release: 2021-07
ISBN 10: 9781784165338
ISBN 13: 1784165336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Three Women and a Boat Book Review:

THE BBC RADIO TWO BOOK CLUB PICK A hugely charming, uplifting story that shows it's never too late for new adventures - for fans of HAROLD FRY, DEAR MRS BIRD and THE LIBRARIAN. 'Full of grace and humanity' SUNDAY TIMES 'Life-affirming and funny' GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Meet Eve, who has departed from her thirty-year career to become a Free Spirit; Sally, who has waved goodbye to her indifferent husband and two grown-up children; and Anastasia: defiantly independent narrowboat-dweller, suddenly vulnerable as she awaits a life-saving operation. Inexperienced and ill-equipped, Sally and Eve embark upon a journey through the canals of England, guided by the remote and unsympathetic Anastasia. As they glide gently - and not so gently - through the countryside, the eccentricities and challenges of canalboat life draw them inexorably together, and a tender and unforgettable story unfolds. Disarmingly truthful and narrated with a rare, surprising wit, THREE WOMEN AND A BOAT is a journey over the glorious waterways of England and into the unfathomable depths of the human heart. ---------------------------- What customers are saying: 'Moving, tender and just a balm for the soul' ***** 'Perfect for those in need of an uplifting read' **** 'A warm and enjoyable read' *****

The Museum of Modern Love

The Museum of Modern Love
Author: Heather Rose
Publsiher: Algonquin Books
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2018-11-27
ISBN 10: 1616208872
ISBN 13: 9781616208875
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Museum of Modern Love Book Review:

An Amazon Editors’ Best Book of December 2018 “Art will wake you up. Art will break your heart. There will be glorious days. If you want eternity you must be fearless.” —from The Museum of Modern Love Arky Levin has reached a dead end. Unexpectedly separated from his wife, he suddenly has the space he needs to work composing film scores—but none of the peace of mind he needs to create. As he wanders the city, guilty and restless, it’s almost by chance that he stumbles upon an exhibition that will change his life. The installation the fictional Arky discovers—which is based on a real piece of performance art that took place in 2010—is inexplicably powerful. Visitors to the Museum of Modern Art sit across a table from the performance artist Marina Abramovi, for as short or long a period as they choose. Although some go in skeptical, almost all leave moved. And the participants are not the only ones to find themselves changed by this unusual experience: Arky finds himself drawn to the exhibit. He returns day after day to watch other people sit with Abramovi—and as he does, he begins to understand what might be missing in his life and what he must do.

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs  Basil E  Frankweiler
Author: E.L. Konigsburg
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2010-12-21
ISBN 10: 1442431261
ISBN 13: 9781442431263
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler Book Review:

Now available in a deluxe keepsake edition! A Time Best YA Book of All Time (2021) Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. When Claudia decided to run away, she planned very carefully. She would be gone just long enough to teach her parents a lesson in Claudia appreciation. And she would go in comfort-she would live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She saved her money, and she invited her brother Jamie to go, mostly because be was a miser and would have money. Claudia was a good organizer and Jamie bad some ideas, too; so the two took up residence at the museum right on schedule. But once the fun of settling in was over, Claudia had two unexpected problems: She felt just the same, and she wanted to feel different; and she found a statue at the Museum so beautiful she could not go home until she bad discovered its maker, a question that baffled the experts, too. The former owner of the statue was Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler. Without her—well, without her, Claudia might never have found a way to go home.

When You Reach Me

When You Reach Me
Author: Rebecca Stead
Publsiher: Wendy Lamb Books
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2009-07-14
ISBN 10: 0375892699
ISBN 13: 9780375892691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When You Reach Me Book Review:

"Like A Wrinkle in Time (Miranda's favorite book), When You Reach Me far surpasses the usual whodunit or sci-fi adventure to become an incandescent exploration of 'life, death, and the beauty of it all.'" —The Washington Post This Newbery Medal winner that has been called "smart and mesmerizing," (The New York Times) and "superb" (The Wall Street Journal) will appeal to readers of all types, especially those who are looking for a thought-provoking mystery with a mind-blowing twist. Shortly after a fall-out with her best friend, sixth grader Miranda starts receiving mysterious notes, and she doesn’t know what to do. The notes tell her that she must write a letter—a true story, and that she can’t share her mission with anyone. It would be easy to ignore the strange messages, except that whoever is leaving them has an uncanny ability to predict the future. If that is the case, then Miranda has a big problem—because the notes tell her that someone is going to die, and she might be too late to stop it. Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction A New York Times Bestseller and Notable Book Five Starred Reviews A Junior Library Guild Selection "Absorbing." —People "Readers ... are likely to find themselves chewing over the details of this superb and intricate tale long afterward." —The Wall Street Journal "Lovely and almost impossibly clever." —The Philadelphia Inquirer "It's easy to imagine readers studying Miranda's story as many times as she's read L'Engle's, and spending hours pondering the provocative questions it raises." —Publishers Weekly, Starred review

All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See
Author: Anthony Doerr
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2017-04-04
ISBN 10: 1501173219
ISBN 13: 9781501173219
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

All the Light We Cannot See Book Review:

A cloth bag containing 20 paperback copies of the title that may also include a folder with sign out sheets.

Meet Me in the Magic Kingdom

Meet Me in the Magic Kingdom
Author: Kathy Jakobsen
Publsiher: Random House Disney
Total Pages: 36
Release: 1995
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: PSU:000032495072
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me in the Magic Kingdom Book Review:

Two families go on vacation to the Magic Kingdom in Disney World, Florida.

Leave Me Alone I m Reading

Leave Me Alone  I m Reading
Author: Maureen Corrigan
Publsiher: Vintage
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2007-12-18
ISBN 10: 0307431355
ISBN 13: 9780307431356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leave Me Alone I m Reading Book Review:

In this delightful memoir, the book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air reflects on her life as a professional reader. Maureen Corrigan takes us from her unpretentious girlhood in working-class Queens, to her bemused years in an Ivy League Ph.D. program, from the whirl of falling in love and marrying (a fellow bookworm, of course), to the ordeal of adopting a baby overseas, always with a book at her side. Along the way, she reveals which books and authors have shaped her own life—from classic works of English literature to hard-boiled detective novels, and everything in between. And in her explorations of the heroes and heroines throughout literary history, Corrigan’s love for a good story shines.

The Museum of Intangible Things

The Museum of Intangible Things
Author: Wendy Wunder
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2014-04-10
ISBN 10: 1101604484
ISBN 13: 9781101604489
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Museum of Intangible Things Book Review:

Loyalty. Envy. Obligation. Dreams. Disappointment. Fear. Negligence. Coping. Elation. Lust. Nature. Freedom. Heartbreak. Insouciance. Audacity. Gluttony. Belief. God. Karma. Knowing what you want (there is probably a French word for it). Saying Yes. Destiny. Truth. Devotion. Forgiveness. Life. Happiness (ever after). Hannah and Zoe haven’t had much in their lives, but they’ve always had each other. So when Zoe tells Hannah she needs to get out of their down-and-out New Jersey town, they pile into Hannah’s beat-up old Le Mans and head west, putting everything—their deadbeat parents, their disappointing love lives, their inevitable enrollment at community college—behind them. As they chase storms and make new friends, Zoe tells Hannah she wants more for her. She wants her to live bigger, dream grander, aim higher. And so Zoe begins teaching Hannah all about life’s intangible things, concepts sadly missing from her existence—things like audacity, insouciance, karma, and even happiness. An unforgettable read from the acclaimed author of The Probability of Miracles, The Museum of Intangible Things sparkles with the humor and heartbreak of true friendship and first love.

Meet Me in Another Life

Meet Me in Another Life
Author: Catriona Silvey
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2021-04-27
ISBN 10: 006302022X
ISBN 13: 9780063020221
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me in Another Life Book Review:

International Bestseller! Soon to be a major motion picture starring Gal Gadot! “Inventive, bold and surprising . . . Builds in suspense and emotion, revealing itself page by page, layer by layer. Cleverly constructed and highly entertaining.” — CHARLES YU Recommended by Popsugar • Bustle • Goodreads • Tor • Mashable • BookBub • io9 Gizmodo • Lambda Literary • BookRiot • CrimeReads • The Nerd Daily • and many more! For fans of The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue and Life After Life, a poignant genre-bending debut novel about a man and woman who must discover why they continue to meet in different versions of their lives—a thrilling and imaginative exploration of the infinite forms of love and how our choices can change everything. Thora and Santi have met before. Two strangers in a foreign city, Thora and Santi meet in a chance encounter. At once, they recognize in each other a kindred spirit—someone who is longing for more in life than the cards they’ve been dealt. Before their friendship can blossom, though, a tragic accident cuts their story short. They will meet again. But this is only one of the many connections they share. Like satellites trapped in orbit around each other, Thora and Santi will find each other again: as husband and wife; teacher and student; caretaker and patient; cynic and believer. In recurring lifetimes they become friends, partners, lovers, and enemies. Only they can make sure it’s not for the last time. As strange patterns and blurred memories compound, Thora and Santi come to a shocking revelation. They must work together to discover the true reason behind their repeating realities . . . before their many lives come to one, final end.

Meet Me

Meet Me
Author: Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),Francesca Rosenberg,Amir Parsa,Laurel Humble,Carrie McGee
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 183
Release: 2009
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:439022860
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Meet Me Book Review:

"The accompanying kit, comprised of art modules and reproductions of works in MoMA's collection, serves as a complement to the book. We've designed the modules to inspire meaningful interactive experiences that encourage participation and self-expression."--P. 9.

The A to Z of You and Me

The A to Z of You and Me
Author: James Hannah
Publsiher: Sourcebooks, Inc.
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-05-03
ISBN 10: 1492633178
ISBN 13: 9781492633174
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The A to Z of You and Me Book Review:

"Beautifully constructed and hugely moving. Deserves to be a smash hit."—Lissa Evans, author of Crooked Heart The A to Z game. For Ivo, it's a way to pass the time, a way to avoid the pain, and a way to think about what really got him here. His hospice nurse suggested it. Think of a body part for each letter, and think of memories connected to each one. And so begins the revealing of his misspent life: the terrible teenage choices, friendships made and cracked, love he'll never get back. He remembers the girl who tried to help him, the friend who wouldn't let her, and the sickness that chases him even now. Refreshing and thought-provoking, The A to Z of You and Me shows the raw unraveling of a life lived loud and hard. All our choices have consequences. But what happens after? A Target Book Club Pick! "Compassionate."-The Independent "Wonderfully quirky and contemporary."-The Guardian "Devastating."-Sunday Times

Pluto s Secret

Pluto s Secret
Author: Margaret Weitekamp,David DeVorkin,National Air and Space Museum
Publsiher: Abrams
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2013-03-12
ISBN 10: 1613124961
ISBN 13: 9781613124963
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pluto s Secret Book Review:

People, children especially, have been baffled, bewildered, and even outraged by the fact that Pluto is no longer called a planet. Through whimsical artwork and an entertaining dialogue format, Pluto’s Secret explains the true story of this distant world. Providing a history of the small, icy world from its discovery and naming to its recent reclassification, this book presents a fascinating look at how scientists organize and classify our solar system as they gain new insights into how it works and what types of things exist within it. The book includes a glossary and bibliography. Praise for Pluto's Secret "Pairing a lighthearted narrative in a hand-lettered–style typeface with informally drawn cartoon illustrations, this lively tale of astronomical revelations begins with the search for Planet X.” —Kirkus Reviews "This picture book offers a fresh, positive perspective on Pluto, showing that its change of status is not a demotion but a correction." —Booklist "Light-hearted imagining of a gregarious Pluto.” —Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "Fun reading… The book provides a factual history of our faraway 'dwarf,' and on its companion icy worlds, and on the discovery of Kuiper-like bands around other stars." —School Library Journal Award New York Public Library’s annual Children’s Books list: 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing 2013

The Museum of Heartbreak

The Museum of Heartbreak
Author: Meg Leder
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2016-06-07
ISBN 10: 1481432125
ISBN 13: 9781481432122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Museum of Heartbreak Book Review:

In this ode to all the things we gain and lose and gain again, seventeen-year-old Penelope Marx curates her own mini-museum to deal with all the heartbreaks of love, friendship, and growing up. Welcome to the Museum of Heartbreak. Well, actually, to Penelope Marx’s personal museum. The one she creates after coming face to face with the devastating, lonely-making butt-kicking phenomenon known as heartbreak. Heartbreak comes in all forms: There’s Keats, the charmingly handsome new guy who couldn’t be more perfect for her. There’s possibly the worst person in the world, Cherisse, whose mission in life is to make Penelope miserable. There’s Penelope’s increasingly distant best friend Audrey. And then there’s Penelope’s other best friend, the equal-parts-infuriating-and-yet-somehow-amazing Eph, who has been all kinds of confusing lately. But sometimes the biggest heartbreak of all is learning to let go of that wondrous time before you ever knew things could be broken…