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More book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason

Author: Nancy Pearl
Publisher: Seattle : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2005.
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The Seattle librarian who created the popular program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book" organizes readers' interests into one hundred fifty categories, recommending great books in each.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Pearl
ISBN: 1570614350 9781570614354
OCLC Number: 57626438
Description: xv, 286 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: Adapting to adoption --
Africa: a reader's itinerary --
All in the family: writers dynasties --
All the world's a stage --
"Almost heaven, west virginia" --
The alpha, beta, gammas of greece --
Alphebet soup --
And the award for best title goes to. . . --
Animal love --
Barsetshire and beyond --
The beats and their generation --
The beckoning road --
Best for boys and girls --
Best for teens --
Big ten country: the literary midwest --
The book lust of others --
Brontes forever --
Bill bryson: too good to miss --
Building blocks --
Central asia: crossroads of empires, cauldron of war --
Lee child: too good to miss --
Child prodigies --
Winston churchill --
Ciao, italia --
Civil rights and wrongs --
Codes and ciphers --
Commonplace books --
The complex napoleon --
The contradictory caribbean: paradise and pain --
Cozies --
Crime is a globetrotter --
Dewey deconstructed --
Dick lit --
Digging up the past through fiction --
Fantasy for young and old --
Fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers: the family of the clergy --
Fiction for foodies --
Florida fiction --
Founding fathers --
The fourth estate --
Fractured fairy tales --
Friend makers --
Gallivanting in the graveyard --
Jane gardam: too good to miss --
Gender bending --
Girl guides, or it's a dark and stormy night, good thing you have a flashlight --
Gone fishin' --
Good things come in small packages --
Graphica --
The great plains --
Group portraits --
Guilt-inducing books --
David halberstam: too good to miss --
Russell hoban: too good to miss --
A holiday shopping list --
Hong kong holidays --
Horror for sissies --
I am woman-hear me roar --
Idaho: and nary a potato to be seen --
The immigrant experience --
India: a readers itinerary --
It was a dark and stormy novel --
Jersey guys and gals --
Journals and letters: we are all voyeurs at hearts --
Just too good to miss --
Krakatau --
Legal eagles in fiction --
Legal eagles in nonfiction --
Lewis and clark: adventures extrordinaire. Libraries and librarians --
Lines that linger; sentances that stick --
Literary lives: the americans --
Literary lives: the brits --
A little left of center --
Living high in cascadia --
Living through war --
Living your dream --
Maiden voyages --
Michael malone: too good to miss --
Marriage blues --
Me, me, me: autobiographies and memoirs --
Men channeling women --
Midcenturary: from world war 2 to vietnam --
Walter mosley: too good to miss --
Ms. mystery --
Nagging mothers, crying children --
Nature writing --
Near novels: linked short stories --
New england novels --
The 1960s in fact and fiction --
Oh, Brother! --
Other people's shoes --
Parrots --
Plot for plotzing --
Poetry pleasers --
Queen victoria ad her times --
Ready, set, liftoff: books to ignite discussion --
Mark salzman: too good to miss --
Science 101 --
Carol shields: too good to miss --
Nevil shute: too good to miss --
Sibs --
Small-town life --
Social studies --
Southern-friend fiction --
Space operas --
Sri lanka: exotic and troubled --
Neal stephenson: too good to miss --
Teenage times --
Tickle your funny bone --
Time travel --
Tricky, tricky --
True adventures --
Barbaraw. tuchman: too good to miss --
Two, or three, are better than one --
Viragos --
Voice --
Wayward wives --
Jonathan wiener: too good to miss --
P.g. wodelhouse: too good to miss --
The writers craft --
You can't judge a book by its cover --
Your tax dollars at work: good reading from the government (really!).
Responsibility: Nancy Pearl.

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"a tour de force that would thrill any list maker. . . . This is one lusty librarian." -Los Angeles Times "Nancy Pearl is the talk of librarian circles." --The New York Times "Nancy Pearl has pretty Read more...

 
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