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Book Lust

Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
Pearl, Nancy (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Random House, Inc.
What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, science for nonscientists, mysteries of all stripes, African-American fiction from a female point of view, must-reads for kids, books on bicycling, "chick-lit," and many more. Pearl's enthusiasm and taste shine throughout.

Baker & Taylor
Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.

Perseus Publishing
What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with ?What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book,” has devised 170 thematic reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, science for nonscientists, mysteries of all stripes, African-American fiction from a female point of view, must-reads for kids, books on bicycling, ?chick-lit,” and many more. Pearl's enthusiasm and taste shine throughout in this lively and informative illustrated guide.


Book News
Seattle librarian Pearl lists and describes books she would recommend. The material is organized into some 175 thematic entries. Themes chosen are either arbitrary or whimsical, depending on one's point of view, with entries devoted to novels written by women named Alice, Cold War spy fiction, American history nonfiction, King Arthur, New York, and Zen Buddhism being a few examples. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Authors: Pearl, Nancy
Statement of Responsibility: Nancy Pearl
Title: Book lust
recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason
Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, c2003
Characteristics: xv, 287 p. ; 19 cm.
Notes: Includes index
Subject Headings: Books and reading United States Best books
Topical Term: Books and reading
Best books
LCCN: 2003045796
ISBN: 1570613818
Branch Call Number: 011.73 P
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Mar 14, 2011
  • Earl64 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

If you are having trouble finding something to read Book Lust by
Nancy Pearl is an excellent book to guide you.

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