Read This Next

Read This Next

500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read

Book - 2010
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Ever been betrayed by a pretty cover and a pair of alluring blurbs? Fear not! The recommendations in this book have all been carefully vetted and approved by two literary professionals with discerning taste and witty wit.
Publisher: New York : Harper, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061856037
Branch Call Number: Z1035.A1 N49 2010
Characteristics: xxvii, 432 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Mittelmark, Howard


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Jul 22, 2013

The overall content of this compendium is good but the forced humour of the (too opinionated) authors is off-putting. The organization is by ten themes with mini-lists provided as bonuses (but why put the mini-list on food books within the "humour" theme?). A single paragraph synopsis for each title is followed by a list of questions that may be useful for a book club group to initiate discussion. The book concludes with an alphabetical index of author surnames and titles.

Oct 23, 2011

Hmm. I think I can choose the books I would like to read. Dah, what was I thinking when I requested this book?

Oct 05, 2011

A good reference tool for bookclubs and individual readers who are stuck on what to read next. The authors are actually quite funny, which makes the book more than just a reference list.

Sep 18, 2011

A great list of books to read aimed at book clubs and people who lack ides of what to read. Actually, quite funny, there were places where I laughed out loud as I read the book. This book is best read in small doses, it is perfect for the bathroom or the guest bedroom.

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