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Book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason, Nancy Pearl

Label
Book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason
Title
Book lust
Title remainder
recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason
Statement of responsibility
Nancy Pearl
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Presents 170 themed reading lists designed for any type of reading, from "chick lit" to books on bicycling, covering a wide variety of tastes and topics
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pearl, Nancy
Dewey number
011/.73
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1035.9
LC item number
.P38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Pearl, Nancy
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Label
Book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason, Nancy Pearl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • A...My Name is Alice -- Academia: The Joke -- Academic Mysteries -- Action Heroines -- Adventure by the Book: Fiction -- Adventure by the Book: Nonfiction -- Africa: Today and yesterday -- African American Fiction: He Say -- African American Fiction: She Say -- African Colonialism: Fiction -- African Literature in English -- Aging -- American History: Nonfiction -- American History: Fiction -- Ameican Indian Literature -- Armchair Travel -- Art Appreciation -- Asian American Experiences -- Astronomical Ideas -- Australian Fiction -- Babies: a Readers Guide -- Balkan Specters -- Hamilton Basso: Too Good to Miss -- BBB: Best Business Books -- Bicycling -- Biographical Novels -- Bird Brains -- Black Humor -- Bomb Makers -- Books abdout Books -- Boys Coming of Age -- Brothers and Sisters -- Frederick Busch: Too Good to Miss -- California, Here We Come -- Canadian Fiction -- Cat Crazy -- Chick Lit -- China Voices -- Christmas Books for the Whole Family to Read -- Civil War Fiction -- Civil War Nonfiction -- The Classical World -- Cold War Spy Fiction -- Companion Reads -- Les Crimes Noir -- Cuba Si! -- Cyberspace.com -- Czech it Out -- A Dickens of a Tale -- Dinosaur Hunting -- Do Clothes Make the Man (or Woman)? -- Dreaming of Africa -- Ecofiction -- Elvis on My Mind -- Epistolary Novels: Take a Letter -- Essaying Essays -- Families in Trouble -- Fathers and Daughters -- Fathers and Sons -- First Lines to Remember -- First Novels -- Flying Above the Clouds -- Food for Thought -- George Fraser: Too Good to Miss -- Gay and Lesbian Fiction: Out of the Closet -- Gear Up for Gardening -- Genuine Genes -- A Geography of Family and Place -- Ghost Stories -- Girls Growing Up -- Graphic Novels -- Great Dogs in Fiction -- Grit Lit -- Growing Writers -- Robert Heinlein: Too Good to Miss -- Help Yourself -- Here Be Dragons: The First Explorers and Expeditions -- Historical Fiction Around the World -- Historical Fiction for Kids of All ages -- Humor -- I love a Mystery -- Intriguing Novels -- Irish Fiction -- The Islamic World -- Islands, Desert, and Otherwise -- Italian American writers -- Japanese Fiction -- The Jewish American Experience -- Ward Just: Too Good to Miss -- King Arthur -- Kitchen-Sink Poetry -- P.F. Kluge: Too Good to Miss -- Mark Kurlansky: Too Good to Miss -- Lady Travelers -- Latin American Fiction -- Jonathan Lethem: Too Good to Miss -- Elinor Lipman:Too Good to Miss -- Lost Weekends -- Magical Realism -- Ian McEwan: Too Good to Miss -- Mechanical Men, Robots, Automatons, and Deep Blue -- Memoirs -- Mexican Fiction -- Te Middle East -- Merle Miller: Too Good to Miss -- Montana: In the Big Sky Country -- The Moon's My Destination -- Mothers and Daughters -- Mothers and Sons -- Iris Murdoch: Too Good to Miss -- Music and Musicians -- My Own Private Dui -- New Mexico -- New Orleans -- New York, New York -- 9/11 -- Lewis Nordan: Too Good to Miss -- Not Only for Kids: Fantasies for Grown-ups -- 100 Good Reads, Decade by Decade -- Our Primates, Ourselves -- Passage to India -- Pawns of History -- People You Ought to Meet -- Physicians Writing More Than Prescriptions -- Poetry: A Novel Idea -- Polish Poems and Prose -- Politics of Fiction -- The Post Modern Condition -- Richard Powers: Too Good to Miss -- Presidential Biographies -- Prose by Poets -- Pym's Cup Runneth Over -- Real Characters -- Van Reid and the Moosepath League: Too Good to Miss -- Riding the Rails: Railroad History --
  • Rivers of Words -- Road Novels -- Romance Novels: Our Love is Here to Stay -- Roman-Fleuves -- Russian Heavies -- Science Books (for the Interested but Apprehensive Layperson -- Science Fisction, Fantasy, and Horror -- Sea Stories -- Sex and the SIngle Reader -- Short Stories -- Shrinks and Shrinkees -- Southern Fiction -- Spies and Spymasters: The Really Real Unreal World of Intelligence -- Sports and Games -- Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe: Too Good to Miss -- Take Me out to the Ballgame -- Teachers and Teaching Tales -- Techno-Thrillers -- Texas: A Lone Star State of Mind -- Ross Thomas: Too Good to Miss -- Three-Hanky Reads -- Gore Vidal's Historical Novels:Too Good to Miss -- Vietnam -- Western Fiction -- Western Memoirs -- What a (Natural) Disaster -- What a Trial that Was! -- Wild Life -- Connie Willis: Too Good to Miss -- Womens Friendships -- Words to The Wise -- World War I Fiction -- World War I Nonfiction -- World War II Fiction -- World War II Nonfiction -- Zen Buddhism and Meditation -- Zero: This Will Mean Nothing to You -- Index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xv, 287 p.
Isbn
9781570613814
Lccn
2003045796
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52092008
  • (OCoLC)52092008
  • 722929
Label
Book lust : recommended reading for every mood, moment, and reason, Nancy Pearl
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • A...My Name is Alice -- Academia: The Joke -- Academic Mysteries -- Action Heroines -- Adventure by the Book: Fiction -- Adventure by the Book: Nonfiction -- Africa: Today and yesterday -- African American Fiction: He Say -- African American Fiction: She Say -- African Colonialism: Fiction -- African Literature in English -- Aging -- American History: Nonfiction -- American History: Fiction -- Ameican Indian Literature -- Armchair Travel -- Art Appreciation -- Asian American Experiences -- Astronomical Ideas -- Australian Fiction -- Babies: a Readers Guide -- Balkan Specters -- Hamilton Basso: Too Good to Miss -- BBB: Best Business Books -- Bicycling -- Biographical Novels -- Bird Brains -- Black Humor -- Bomb Makers -- Books abdout Books -- Boys Coming of Age -- Brothers and Sisters -- Frederick Busch: Too Good to Miss -- California, Here We Come -- Canadian Fiction -- Cat Crazy -- Chick Lit -- China Voices -- Christmas Books for the Whole Family to Read -- Civil War Fiction -- Civil War Nonfiction -- The Classical World -- Cold War Spy Fiction -- Companion Reads -- Les Crimes Noir -- Cuba Si! -- Cyberspace.com -- Czech it Out -- A Dickens of a Tale -- Dinosaur Hunting -- Do Clothes Make the Man (or Woman)? -- Dreaming of Africa -- Ecofiction -- Elvis on My Mind -- Epistolary Novels: Take a Letter -- Essaying Essays -- Families in Trouble -- Fathers and Daughters -- Fathers and Sons -- First Lines to Remember -- First Novels -- Flying Above the Clouds -- Food for Thought -- George Fraser: Too Good to Miss -- Gay and Lesbian Fiction: Out of the Closet -- Gear Up for Gardening -- Genuine Genes -- A Geography of Family and Place -- Ghost Stories -- Girls Growing Up -- Graphic Novels -- Great Dogs in Fiction -- Grit Lit -- Growing Writers -- Robert Heinlein: Too Good to Miss -- Help Yourself -- Here Be Dragons: The First Explorers and Expeditions -- Historical Fiction Around the World -- Historical Fiction for Kids of All ages -- Humor -- I love a Mystery -- Intriguing Novels -- Irish Fiction -- The Islamic World -- Islands, Desert, and Otherwise -- Italian American writers -- Japanese Fiction -- The Jewish American Experience -- Ward Just: Too Good to Miss -- King Arthur -- Kitchen-Sink Poetry -- P.F. Kluge: Too Good to Miss -- Mark Kurlansky: Too Good to Miss -- Lady Travelers -- Latin American Fiction -- Jonathan Lethem: Too Good to Miss -- Elinor Lipman:Too Good to Miss -- Lost Weekends -- Magical Realism -- Ian McEwan: Too Good to Miss -- Mechanical Men, Robots, Automatons, and Deep Blue -- Memoirs -- Mexican Fiction -- Te Middle East -- Merle Miller: Too Good to Miss -- Montana: In the Big Sky Country -- The Moon's My Destination -- Mothers and Daughters -- Mothers and Sons -- Iris Murdoch: Too Good to Miss -- Music and Musicians -- My Own Private Dui -- New Mexico -- New Orleans -- New York, New York -- 9/11 -- Lewis Nordan: Too Good to Miss -- Not Only for Kids: Fantasies for Grown-ups -- 100 Good Reads, Decade by Decade -- Our Primates, Ourselves -- Passage to India -- Pawns of History -- People You Ought to Meet -- Physicians Writing More Than Prescriptions -- Poetry: A Novel Idea -- Polish Poems and Prose -- Politics of Fiction -- The Post Modern Condition -- Richard Powers: Too Good to Miss -- Presidential Biographies -- Prose by Poets -- Pym's Cup Runneth Over -- Real Characters -- Van Reid and the Moosepath League: Too Good to Miss -- Riding the Rails: Railroad History --
  • Rivers of Words -- Road Novels -- Romance Novels: Our Love is Here to Stay -- Roman-Fleuves -- Russian Heavies -- Science Books (for the Interested but Apprehensive Layperson -- Science Fisction, Fantasy, and Horror -- Sea Stories -- Sex and the SIngle Reader -- Short Stories -- Shrinks and Shrinkees -- Southern Fiction -- Spies and Spymasters: The Really Real Unreal World of Intelligence -- Sports and Games -- Rex Stout's Nero Wolfe: Too Good to Miss -- Take Me out to the Ballgame -- Teachers and Teaching Tales -- Techno-Thrillers -- Texas: A Lone Star State of Mind -- Ross Thomas: Too Good to Miss -- Three-Hanky Reads -- Gore Vidal's Historical Novels:Too Good to Miss -- Vietnam -- Western Fiction -- Western Memoirs -- What a (Natural) Disaster -- What a Trial that Was! -- Wild Life -- Connie Willis: Too Good to Miss -- Womens Friendships -- Words to The Wise -- World War I Fiction -- World War I Nonfiction -- World War II Fiction -- World War II Nonfiction -- Zen Buddhism and Meditation -- Zero: This Will Mean Nothing to You -- Index
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xv, 287 p.
Isbn
9781570613814
Lccn
2003045796
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52092008
  • (OCoLC)52092008
  • 722929

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