Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide

Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide : What to Read and What to Read Next

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Any avid reader will understand the joy of finding an 'unputdownable' book, and will have asked themselves the question 'What next?' With 100,000 new books published each year in addition to the enormous wealth of literature already in print this can be a difficult question to answer. The Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide opens up the full spectrum of books, both time-honoured and contemporary, from Atwood to Zola, through Chatwin, Huxley, and Swift.At the end of each entry, a 'Read On' section directs readers to similar works by other authors. For the most influential works of literature, 'Pathways' lead readers to books with similar themes. For those new to English literature, there are 'Startpoints' for reading around nine main genres, including Biography, Crime, Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Travel.
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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 28mm | 299.38g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0747572348
  • 9780747572343

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'The essential Michelin Guide to the wild, uncharted world of contemporary (and twentieth-century) writing' Robert McCrum, Observer '... quirky, opinionated and occasionally passionate. On a first skim I found more than 50 titles I am now desperate to read... an inspiring reference for groups and individuals...' Times Educational Supplement 'This publication stands out for its wide coverage and imaginative recommendations. Beside canonical standards, Rennison leads readers down new paths, with their tastes satisfied beyond measure.' The Good Book Guide 'An updated, all-embracing vade mecum for browsers.' Daily Telegraph
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About Nick Rennison

NICK RENNISON has worked as a bookseller, editor, and freelance writer. His publications include The Blue Plaque Guide to London (1999), Poets on Poets (1997), and the Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide to Crime Fiction (2003).
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