Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide: Discover Your Next Great Read

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A&C Black, Nov 23, 2009 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 544 pages
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"The essential guide to the wild uncharted world of contemporary and 20th century writing." Robert McCrum, The Observer

Deciding what to read next when you've just finished an unputdownable novel can be daunting. The Bloomsbury Good Reading Guide features
hundreds of authors and thousands of titles, with navigation features
to lead you on a rich journey through some of the best literature to
grace our shelves.
This greatly expanded edition features 40 new author
entries including more recently established authors with a proven body
of work: Monica Ali, Anne Enright, Jonathan Franzen and Marina Lewycka,
more non-fiction writers (Roger Deakin, Robert Macfarlane, Graham Robb,
Kate Summerscale), new sections including 'New Writers to Watch' and 'Forgotten
Classics' and major revisions throughout. An accessible and
authoritative guide that no serious book lover should be without.

 

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User Review  - auntieknickers - LibraryThing

In this book you can look up an author, a genre, or a theme; find lists of award-winning books (primarily British lists), and find suggestions for further reading. It's total enabling for bookaholics. Read full review

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User Review  - Telute - LibraryThing

A guide to good reading. This book consists of summaries of an authors work and style, coupled with suggestions for further reading. Sorted by author, with additional entries giving suggestions which ... Read full review

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Nick Rennison is a bookseller, editor and freelance writer. He reviews new titles for Waterstones Books Quarterly.

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