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Book Lust

Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

Nancy Pearl


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What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with "What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book," has devised reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, science for nonscientists, mysteries of all stripes, African-American fiction from a female point of view, must-reads for kids, books on bicycling, "chick-lit," and many more. Pearl's enthusiasm and taste shine throughout.

Praise For Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

"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

Sasquatch Books, 9781570613814, 304pp.

Publication Date: August 12, 2003

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 is the author of several books, including Book Lust, More Book Lust, and George & Lizzie. Pearl lives in Seattle with her husband.