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100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lovers Guide
100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lovers Guide David C. Major, John S. Major 0345439945 9780345439949 Readers everywhere know that nothing soothes the spirit like sinking into a really good book. If youre one of that happy band, youll quickly recognize the
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100 One-Night Reads: A Book Lovers Guide by David C. Major, John S. Major

Readers everywhere know that nothing soothes the spirit like sinking into a really good book. If youre one of that happy band, youll quickly recognize the authors of this inspired reading guide as kindred spirits. Here David and John Major have chosen one hundred books that can each be delightfully consumed in one quiet evening. Covering categories from fantasy to fiction, history to humor, mystery to memoir, this addictive volume features books to match all your moodsby both celebrated writers and gifted unknowns, including: Russell Baker Willa Cather Raymond Chandler F. Scott Fitzgerald Graham Greene Edith Hamilton Dashiell Hammett Helene Hanff Ernest Hemingway Patricia Highsmith Shirley Jackson Henry James W. Somerset Maugham Mary McCarthy Walter Mosley Vladimir Nabokov Patrick OBrian Barbara Pym Phillip Roth Vikram Seth Isaac Bashevis Singer C. P. Snow Dylan Thomas Evelyn Waugh Edith Wharton Laura Ingalls Wilder Virginia Woolf Each selection contains an entertaining discussion of what makes the book special, from an adventurous writing style to a unique sense of humor. The Majors also share insights about the authors and literary anecdotes, as well as recommend other gems on a similar subject or by the same author. A literary companion to relish and refer to again and again, 100 One-Night Reads is a masterpiece in its own right

Author: David C. Major, John S. Major

Language: English

Edition: 1st

Binding: Paperback

Publisher: Ballantine Books

Publication Date: 2001-05-29

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