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Whether you’re searching for the perfect read for yourself or for a friend, More Book Lust offer eclectic recommendations unlike those in any other reading guide available.
In this followup to the bestselling Book Lust, popular librarian, Nancy Pearl, offers a fresh collection of 1,000 reading recommendations in more than 120 thematic, intelligent and wholly entertaining reading lists.
For the friend wanting to leave her job: "Living Your Dream" offers good armchair dreaming books about people who have left stodgy jobs to do what they love. Are you a budding chef? "Fiction For Foodies" includes books that sneak in a recipe or two along with a tantalizing plot. For the James Bond wannabe: "Crime is a Globetrotter" features crime novels set in various locations around the world such as Tibet, Sweden, and Sicily.
In the book’s introduction, Pearl jokes, “If we were at a twelve-step meeting together, I would have to stand up and say, ‘Hi, I’m Nancy P., and I’m a readaholic.” Booklist magazine plays off this obsession while echoing a sentiment of Nancy Pearl’s fans everywhere: “A self-confessed ‘readaholic,’ Pearl lets us benefit from her addiction. May she never seek recovery.” Indeed.
About the Author
Nancy Pearl created the program "If All of Seattle Read the Same Book," which has spread across America and around the world. She talks about books and reading on NPR’s "Morning Edition" and on other public radio stations. Pearl teaches at the University of Washington and inspires readers across the country. She lives in Seattle with her husband.
Praise for Nancy Pearl and the Book Lust series
"Forever forestalls the question, 'What should I read next?" —Seattle Times
"[Nancy Pearl] has become pretty much the librarian version of a rock star." —Bust magazine
"This is one lusty librarian!" —Los Angeles Times Book Review