Wednesday, September 3, 2008


Looking for a good book? Of course you are, and of course you know the library is the place to go, but how do you choose? There are a million ways, but here are some books about books that might point you in an interesting direction:


You’ve got to read this book! : 55 people tell the story of the book that changed their life / compiled by Jack Canfield, Gay Henricks, with Carol Kline

The Harvard guide to influential books : 113 distinguished Harvard professors discuss the books that have helped to shape their thinking / edited by C. Maury Devine, Claudia M. Dissel, Kim D. Parrish

The new lifetime reading plan / Clifton Fadiman and John Major

Every book its reader : the power of the printed word to stir the world / Nicholas A. Basbanes

The book that changed my life : 71 remarkable writers celebrate the books that matter most to them / edited by Roxanne J. Coady and Joy Johannessen

Book lust AND More book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason / Nancy Pearl

Books that changed America / Robert B. Downs

Books that changed the world / Robert B. Downs

Good books : a book lover’s companion / Steven Gilbar

Now read this AND Now read this II : a guide to mainstream fiction / Nancy Pearl

What to read : the essential guide for reading group members and other book lovers / Mickey Pearlman

The 101 best graphic novels / by Stephen Weiner

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