Read This Next

500 of the Best Books You'll Ever Read

By Sandra Newman; Howard Mittelmark
(Harper Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061856037, 432pp.)

Publication Date: November 2010

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Ever been betrayed by a pretty cover and a pair of alluring blurbs?

Rest assured: Read This Next will never hurt you. The 500 book recommendations contained within these pages have all been carefully vetted and approved by two literary professionals with discerning taste and witty wit. Arranged into delightful thematic lists, these suggestions cover the best of literature high and low, from page-turning classics to mind-expanding fluff; from murder mysteries and post-apocalyptic visions to historical fiction and bathroom books. Each book is paired with deeply insightful, deeply hilarious discussion questions, perfect for book groups or for readers who just enjoy talking to themselves.

In a world where so many books disappoint robbing you of your time and money, promising more than they can deliverRead This Next is the wickedly smart, faithful, and attractive partner youve always dreamed would bring you true and lasting reading happiness.

About the Author
Sandra Newman is the author of The Only Good Thing Anyone Has Ever Done, which was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award. She is also the author of the novel Cake; the memoir Changeling; How Not to Write a Novel, an irreverent how-to guide (with Howard Mittelmark); and The Western Lit Survival Kit. She lives in New York.

Writer and editor Howard Mittelmark's book reviews and essays have appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, Hollywood Reporter, Writer's Digest, and other publications. He is the author of the novel Age of Consent.
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