Start Here: Read Your Way Into 25 Amazing Authors

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Start Here, Volume 2: Read Your Way into 25 Amazing Authors

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The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People

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Regan Arts. #ad - Contributors include al roker, liev schreiber, rosanne cash, mayim bialik, eric idle, nelson demille, tim gunn, Fay Weldon, Jim Shepard, Dave Eggers, Jeff Kinney, Gregory Maguire, Laura Lippmann, Emma Straub, Margaret Atwood, Lev Grossman, Gillian Flynn, Susan Orlean, and Tommy Hilfiger, Carl Hiaasen, Fran Lebowitz, among others.

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Leading authors, actors, why they love them, politicians, CEOs, and other notables share the books that changed their life, and their passion with readers everywhere.

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A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting , Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books

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THE BOOK OF BOOKS: Recommended Reading: Including Must-Read Books Fiction & Nonfiction, Book Club Recommendations, Pulitzer-Prize Winners, Critics' Favorites, Popular Standards Good Reads 1

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

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Counterpoint #ad - Excellent. The best are magical, fabled places whose fame has become part of the cultural wealth they are designed to preserve. Abounds in fascinating tales. The new york Times Book Review. To research this book, Stuart Kells traveled around the world with his young family like modern-day "library tourists. Kells discovered that stories about libraries are stories about people, containing every possible human drama.

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Process: The Writing Lives of Great Authors

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Best Fiction: Book Recommendations-Best Books & Best Short Stories, Including Best Young Adult Books & Good Reads Ranging from Best Historical Fiction to Best Love Stories & Serious Novels

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The Quotable Book Lover

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For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More

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The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, and Civilization

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. Storytelling is as human as breathing. The new york times book review “Puchner has a keen eye for the ironies of history. In a book that elaine scarry has praised as “unique and spellbinding, ” Puchner shows how literature turned our planet into a written world. Praise for the written World“It’s with exhilaration.

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Perfect reading for a long chilly night. We watch goethe discover world literature in Sicily, and follow the rise in influence of The Communist Manifesto.

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