Book Smart

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McGraw Hill Professional, 25 paź 2007 - 336
  • Jane Mallison is the former head of the English department at New York’s prestigious Trinity School
  • More than five million Americans belong to a book club and members are always looking for new ideas
  • Consumers spend more than a billion dollars on books each year
  • Features “Book Smart Recommended Reading” sidebars that lead readers to similar books and authors

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Recenzja użytkownika  - Whisper1 - LibraryThing

What a great read! This is, as the title notes 365 book suggestions. They are noted by categories such as Towerring Wooks to Read in Translation which contains Beowulf, The Canterbury Tales and Oedpus ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Recenzja użytkownika  - debnance - LibraryThing

Ah, what to read, what to read? I'm always in search of books suggesting good books to read, so I was happy to see this book.Author Jane Mallison proposes a list of ten books a month, with each month ... Przeczytaj pełną recenzję

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Because They Are There Towering Works to Read in Translation
1
Footprints on the Sands of Time Some Notable Biographies
25
The Good Life Young Men on a Quest
49
Top Girls Strong Women Admirably So and Otherwise
73
Jury Duty Crimes of Various Sorts
97
Expand Your Horizons Books with Varied Venues
121
Stranger in a Strange Land Unaccustomed Places Real and Fancied
145
Lighten Up Smiles at the Human Condition
169
Back in the Day Some Great EighteenthCentury Works
193
Growing Up The Pains and the Pleasures
217
War and Peace On the Battlefield and Back Home
241
The Glittering Prizes Winners of Major Awards
265
Index
289
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Jane Mallison is a longtime reader and a teacher at New York's Trinity School, where she was the English department head from 1982 to 2004. She lives in New York City.

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