More Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason
The response to Nancy Pearl’s surprise bestseller Book Lust was astounding: the Seattle librarian even became the model for the now-famous Librarian Action Figure. Readers everywhere welcomed Pearl’s encyclopedic but discerning filter on books worth reading, and her Rule of 50 (give a book 50... show more
The response to Nancy Pearl’s surprise bestseller Book Lust was astounding: the Seattle librarian even became the model for the now-famous Librarian Action Figure. Readers everywhere welcomed Pearl’s encyclopedic but discerning filter on books worth reading, and her Rule of 50 (give a book 50 pages before deciding whether to continue; but readers over 50 must read the same number of pages as their age) became a standard MO.
Publish date: April 12th 2005
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
, Books About Books
, Library Science
Series: Book Lust
I'm upping this to three stars because she mentioned Barbara Hambly and The Little White Horse.But honesty, if you are talking about dog books and you don't mention Albert Payson Terhune, there is something wrong with you.It's a little bit disorganized and the list descriptions are bit weird. I also...
"I live by what I call "the rule of fifty," which acknowledges that time is short and the world of books is immense. If you're fifty years old or younger, give every book about fifty pages before you decide to commit yourself to reading it, or give it up. If you're over fifty, which is when time get...
A great guide for those who read books from Oprah's book club or non-fiction. I don't usually read these "genres" so much of this book was wasted on me. But to be honest, I was able to remove a few books from my monstrous TBR based on Nancy Pearl's information - realizing a books subject matter did...
I stumbled across this book in the gift shop at NYC public library, and it seemed like a must-have for a bookworm like myself. Unfortunately it ended up being a very disappointing read indeed. In part because Nancy Pearl and I obviously don't really share a taste in books at all, but mostly because ...
Of her two books, this first one is the better one. One has to give Ms. Pearl credit for being such a voracious reader and for parlaying it into a career. She also deserves credit for encouraging people to read for pleasure and to find what works for them. The book does have some misses, some which ...
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