Table of Contents for Tolstoy and the Purple Chair : My Year of Magical Reading


Prologue: On the Cliff 1(4)
1 Crossing the Bridge
5(13)
2 Return to the Bookmobile
18(14)
3 Such Beauty in the World
32(14)
4 In Search of Books and Time
46(7)
5 Rearranging the Rhythms
53(9)
6 The Only Balm to Sorrow
62(13)
7 Looking for the Star
75(13)
8 Finding Another Chance
88(11)
9 To Welcome the Interloper
99(9)
10 Hearing Words I'd Missed Before
108(11)
11 Where Warmth Is Found
119(12)
12 The Expansion of Experience
131(9)
13 Bound to the World
140(9)
14 Sex by the Book
149(8)
15 The Man in My Dreams
157(7)
16 Offering a Better View
164(13)
17 Fireflies Dancing Across the Lawn
177(9)
18 The Answers That Mysteries Provide
186(7)
19 Discovering Purpose in Kindness
193(11)
20 Coming off Loulou's Motorcycle
204(8)
21 Tolstoy in My Purple Chair
212(11)
Acknowledgments 223(2)
Complete List of Books Read from October 28, 2008, to October 28, 2009 225(12)
Permissions 237