Nobodys Looking at You



Nobodys Looking at You A New York Times Book Review Editors Choice One of BBC Culture, Lit Hub, O, the Oprah Magazine, and The New York Times s Books to Read this February One of the premier narrative non fiction writers of her time The New RepublicJanet Malcolm s previous collection, Forty One False Starts Essays on Artists and Writers, was unmistakably the work of a master The New York Times Book Review Like Forty One False Starts, Nobody s Looking at You brings together previously uncompiled pieces, mainly from The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books.The title piece of this wonderfully eclectic collection is a profile of the fashion designer Eileen Fisher, whose mother often said to her, Nobody s looking at you But in every piece in this volume, Malcolm looks closely and with impunity at a broad range of subjects, from Donald Trump s TV nemesis Rachel Maddow, to the stiletto heel wearing pianist Yuju Wang, to the big league game of Supreme Court confirmation hearings In an essay called Socks, the Pevears are seen as the sort of asteroid that has hit the safe world of Russian Literature in English translation, and in Dreams and Anna Karenina, the focus is Tolstoy, one of literature s greatest masters of manipulative techniques Nobody s Looking at You concludes with Pandora s Click, a brief, cautionary piece about e mail etiquette that was written in the early two thousands, and that reverberates albeit painfully to this day. Free Download Nobodys Looking at You By Janet Malcolm For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Nobodys Looking at You
  • Janet Malcolm
  • 05 June 2017
  • 0374279497

10 thoughts on “Nobodys Looking at You

  1. Text Publishing says:

    What unites these pieces is a mood heavy, autumnal, nostalgicThere is stirring, beautifully structured writing here, particularly in the title essay, a profile of Fisher, which combines many of the writer s signal interests our unconscious aggression and the way we methodically and unknowingly recreate the world of our childhood in our adult lives New York TimesEvery word of Janet Malcolm s latest nonfiction collection, Nobody s Looking at You, is a pleasure to read, even if you have no bWhat unites these pieces is a mood heavy, autumnal, nostalgicThere is stirring, beautifully structured writing here, particularly in the title essay, a profile of Fisher, which combines many of the writer s signal interests our unconscious aggression and the way we methodically and unknowingly recreate the world of our childhood in our adult lives New York TimesEvery word of Janet Malcolm s latest nonfiction collection, Nobody s Looking at You, is a pleasure to read, even if you have no built in interest in her topics The author of The Journalist and the Murderer comes off like a proponent of the Life is short, eat dessert first philosophy, placing her snappiest pieces in the first section The essays show off Malcolm s way with quick, vivid word picturesand her gift for the telling detail and reveal the breadth of M...

  2. Kasa Cotugno says:

    Janet Malcolm has an intense curiosity which, when combined with her impressive scholarship, has resulted in essays that go above and beyond any surface treatment of a subject Also, being a lifelong New Yorker, she has had privileged access to those kind of behind the scenes situations that further illuminate the lives of those she writes about It was as fascinating to...

  3. Melissa Dee says:

    I read several of these essays when they were first published returning to them after several years was like meeting up with an old friend on the street Janet Malcom subtly illuminates the everyday Even when her subject is a celebrity, she walks with them through the mundane, and gives us a fascinating glimpse of their personalities and quirks Malcolms writing is spare and elegant, and always on point Her review of Send is an eloquent reflection on writing by a writer s writer.I m a littl I read several of these essays when they were first published returning to them after several years was like meeting up with an old friend on the street Janet Malcom subtly illuminates the everyday Even when her subject is a celebrity, she walks with t...

  4. Beck says:

    Janet Malcolm s Nobody s Looking at You is a collection of previously published essays, from profiles to book reviews to general cultural commentary Malcolm is a fluid, beautiful writer She has a delightful way of putting things take, for example, her description of Dianne Feinstein a thirties move character in her own right, with her Mary Astor loveliness, and air of just having arrived with a lot of suitcases I love that so much.My favorite section was the profiles including one on E Janet Malcolm s Nobody s Looking at You is a collection of previously published essays, from profiles to book reviews to general cultural commentary Malcolm is a fluid, beautiful writer She has a delightful way of putting things take, for example, her description of ...

  5. Paul says:

    Janet Malcolm is a brilliant observer of people and situations, and she has the broadest and most esoteric vocabulary of any writer I ve ever known I m continually looking up terms that she seems almost casually to insert in sentences This collection of essays is meticulously articulated, and she goes deeply into each subject she writes about So either you love what she ...

  6. Paul Thompson says:

    masterful

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