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Great Books for Every Book Lover: 2002 Great Reading Suggestions for the Discriminating Bibliophile
Can't decide what to read? Imagine a list of the greatest books described in concise, insightful and witty profiles to browse in search of the next perfect read. 2002 Great Books for Every Book Lover offers all this and more, reviewing each book with the wit and wisdom of a seasoned book critic in this unique and useful reference that belongs in every bibliophile's library ...more
Hardcover, 783 pages
Published January 10th 1998 by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
(first published January 1st 1998)
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I love books about books, and what makes this one stand out is that it had many titles that I did not recognize. So many of these types of books have the same novels and non-fiction reads OVER and OVER, but this one was different. I will be buying this one to keep on the shelf.
Apr 16, 2015 William Schram rated it 4 of 5 stars
The author is a book critic, or so I assume and wrote about a number of books that one should read. Covers every imaginable topic and covers dozens of authors in different genres. So it is sort of like Goodreads, only stuck in a particular time. I did get some good suggestions from this book, but there are some suggestions that didn't interest me, so I skipped them. These would be the suggestions on cookbooks and some others like it.