The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing

The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone

Olivia Laing

315 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction art memoir emotional reflective slow-paced
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Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism#1 Book of the Year from Brain PickingsNamed a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly, and Lit HubA dazzling work of biography...

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Moods

reflective 87%
informative 69%
emotional 55%
sad 37%
inspiring 31%
challenging 30%
hopeful 22%
dark 21%
adventurous 3%
relaxing 2%
tense 2%
funny 1%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 48%
fast 3%

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3.97

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