Around the World in 80 Books
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Reading takes you places. Where in the world will your next book take you? If you love world literature and exploring the world through books, you havReading takes you places. Where in the world will your next book take you? If you love world literature and exploring the world through books, you have come to the right place! It all started as a challenge on TNBBC in 2009, and now we have our own group!
Anyone can join and participate in the challenges at any time. Challenge participation is not a requirement of joining. Anyone who loves reading books from around the world is welcome here.
The main purpose of this group is to travel the world through books, experiencing new authors and cultures along the way. Want to read about the world? We have over 21,000 books cataloged by setting and more are added each month.
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” - Dr. Suess
“There are too many books I haven’t read, too many places I haven’t seen, too many memories I haven’t kept long enough.”
― Irwin Shaw
Boxall's 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
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For those attempting the crazy feat of reading all 1001 books! For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 100For those attempting the crazy feat of reading all 1001 books!
For discerning bibliophiles and readers who enjoy unforgettable classic literature, 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die is a trove of reviews covering a century of memorable writing. Each work of literature featured here is a seminal work key to understanding and appreciating the written word.The featured works have been handpicked by a team of international critics and literary luminaries, including Derek Attridge (world expert on James Joyce), Cedric Watts (renowned authority on Joseph Conrad and Graham Greene), Laura Marcus (noted Virginia Woolf expert), and David Mariott (poet and expert on African-American literature), among some twenty others. (From Amazon.com)...more
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The Readers is a podcast by Simon Savidge of Savidge Reads and Thomas Otto of My Porch, they like to talk about books... alot!