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Last Night's Reading by Kate Gavino

Last Night's Reading

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Last Night's Reading by Kate Gavino
Oct 27, 2015 | ISBN 9781101992876

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  • Oct 27, 2015 | ISBN 9781101992876

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Featured in O, The Oprah Magazine’s “Gratitude Meter” as one of  ”5 things we can’t stop smiling about this month!”

“Instead of putting together a lengthy play-by-play of the event she witnessed, Gavino records the best quote, and accompanies it with a colorful sketch of the author. It sounds simple, but the results are striking and unforgettable.”
–Jason Diamond, Flavorwire

“This book of illustrated quotes from authors will inspire you.”
–Buzzfeed Books

“A witty love letter to the literary world.”
–The Boston Globe

Kate’s drawings of authors at readings in New York are tremendous, but the quotes from each that she chooses to accompany her skilled art make this book a true treasure.”
The Rumpus

“You have a favorite writer, and he or she is likely immortalized in Gavino’s distinctive marker next to a brilliant soundbite…We’re so lucky to have [Kate] silently sketching, chronicling among the seats—she always seems to catch the most poignant moments that sometimes pass by the rest of us.”
Electric Lit

“Books of inspirational quotations appear to be a growing trend, especially for gift-giving…My favorite so far is the charming Last Night’s Reading, by Kate Gavino.”
Star Tribune

“Part of the appeal of literary readings is the chance to see in person the writers behind the books—to see how they carry themselves, to listen to them speak, and to witness their offhand moments of humor or insight. Illustrator Kate Gavino captures these moments in her new illustrated book.”
–Poets and Writers

“Kate Gavino is the unofficial chronicler of the New York literary scene.”
Brooklyn Magazine

“As inspirational as it is beautiful.”
Largehearted Boy

“So think of Last Night’s Reading as cliff notes for the book reading circuit, but way cooler.”
Women You Should Know

“Funny, deep, insightful and maybe even life-changing illustrations.”
Brit + Co 

“[Last Night’s Reading] gives you a glimpse of the ingenious minds of contemporary authors…in a joyous manner through Kate’s colorful drawings.”
 –Lomography Magzine

“Definitely a book that you’ll want to add to your library or gift to your favorite book lover. You won’t regret it!”
To Read or Not to Read

“Everything about this book, from the drawings to the hand-lettered quotes, is absolutely charming.”
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