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Author: Nancy Pearl
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books, [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West. [2003] ©2003
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Presents one hundred and seventy themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.
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Pearl, Nancy.
Book lust.
Seattle, Wash. : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2003
(OCoLC)680435485
Named Person: Nancy Pearl; Nancy Pearl
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Pearl
ISBN: 1570613818 9781570613814
OCLC Number: 52092008
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 287 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: A ... My Name is Alice --
Academia: The Joke --
Academic Mysteries --
Action Heroines --
Adventure by the Book: Fiction --
Adventure by the Book: Nonfiction --
Africa: Today and yesterday --
African American Fiction: He Say --
African American Fiction: She Say --
African Colonialism: Fiction --
African Literature in English --
Aging --
American History: Nonfiction --
American History: Fiction --
American Indian Literature --
Armchair Travel --
Art Appreciation --
Asian American Experiences --
Astronomical Ideas --
Australian Fiction --
Babies: a Readers Guide --
Balkan Specters --
Hamilton Basso: Too Good to Miss --
BBB: Best Business Books --
Bicycling --
Biographical Novels --
Bird Brains --
Black Humor --
Bomb Makers --
Books about Books --
Boys Coming of Age --
Brothers and Sisters --
Frederick Busch: Too Good to Miss --
California, Here We Come --
Canadian Fiction --
Cat Crazy --
Chick Lit --
China Voices --
Christmas Books for the Whole Family to Read --
Civil War Fiction --
Civil War Nonfiction --
The Classical World --
Cold War Spy Fiction --
Companion Reads --
Les Crimes Noir --
Cuba Si! --
Cyberspace.com --
Czech it Out --
A Dickens of a Tale --
Dinosaur Hunting --
Do Clothes Make the Man (or Woman)? --
Dreaming of Africa --
Ecofiction --
Elvis on My Mind --
Epistolary Novels: Take a Letter --
Essaying Essays --
Families in Trouble --
Fathers and Daughters --
Fathers and Sons --
First Lines to Remember --
First Novels --
Flying Above the Clouds --
Food for Thought --
George Fraser: Too Good to Miss --
Gay and Lesbian Fiction: Out of the Closet --
Gear Up for Gardening --
Genuine Genes --
A Geography of Family and Place --
Ghost Stories --
Girls Growing Up --
Graphic Novels --
Great Dogs in Fiction --
Grit Lit --
Growing Writers --
Robert Heinlein: Too Good to Miss --
Help Yourself --
Here Be Dragons: The First Explorers and Expeditions --
Historical Fiction Around the World --
Historical Fiction for Kids of All ages --
Humor --
I love a Mystery --
Intriguing Novels --
Irish Fiction --
The Islamic World --
Islands, Desert, and Otherwise --
Italian American writers --
Japanese Fiction --
The Jewish American Experience --
Ward Just: Too Good to Miss --
King Arthur --
Kitchen-Sink Poetry --
P.F. Kluge: Too Good to Miss --
Mark Kurlansky: Too Good to Miss --
Lady Travelers --
Latin American Fiction --
Jonathan Lethem: Too Good to Miss --
Elinor Lipman: Too Good to Miss --
Lost Weekends --
Magical Realism --
Ian McEwan: Too Good to Miss --
Mechanical Men, Robots, Automatons, and Deep Blue --
Memoirs --
Mexican Fiction --
Te Middle East --
Merle Miller: Too Good to Miss --
Montana: In the Big Sky Country --
The Moon's My Destination --
Mothers and Daughters --
Mothers and Sons --
Iris Murdoch: Too Good to Miss --
Music and Musicians --
My Own Private Dui --
New Mexico --
New Orleans --
New York, New York --
9/11 --
Lewis Nordan: Too Good to Miss --
Not Only for Kids: Fantasies for Grown-ups --
100 Good Reads, Decade by Decade --
Our Primates, Ourselves --
Passage to India --
Pawns of History --
People You Ought to Meet --
Physicians Writing More Than Prescriptions --
Poetry: A Novel Idea --
Polish Poems and Prose --
Politics of Fiction --
The Post Modern Condition --
Richard Powers: Too Good to Miss --
Presidential Biographies --
Prose by Poets --
Pym's Cup Runneth Over --
Real Characters --
Van Reid and the Moosepath League: Too Good to Miss --
Riding the Rails: Railroad History --
Rivers of Words --
Road Novels --
Romance Novels: Our Love is Here to Stay --
Roman-Fleuves --
Russian Heavies --
Science Books (for the Interested but Apprehensive Layperson --
Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror --
Sea Stories --
Sex and the Single Reader --
Short Stories --
Shrinks and Shrinkees --
Southern Fiction --
Spies and Spymasters: The Really Real Unreal World of Intelligence --
Sports and Games --
Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe: Too Good to Miss --
Take Me out to the Ballgame --
Teachers and Teaching Tales --
Techno-Thrillers --
Texas: A Lone Star State of Mind --
Ross Thomas: Too Good to Miss --
Three-Hanky Reads --
Gore Vidal's Historical Novels:Too Good to Miss --
Vietnam --
Western Fiction --
Western Memoirs --
What a (Natural) Disaster --
What a Trial that Was! --
Wild Life --
Connie Willis: Too Good to Miss --
Womens' Friendships --
Words to The Wise --
World War I Fiction --
World War I Nonfiction --
World War II Fiction --
World War II Nonfiction --
Zen Buddhism and Meditation --
Zero: This Will Mean Nothing to You --
Index.
Responsibility: Nancy Pearl.
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Presents one hundred and seventy themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics.

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