Start Here, Volume 2: Read Your Way into 25 Amazing Authors

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The Books That Changed My Life: Reflections by 100 Authors, Actors, Musicians, and Other Remarkable People

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One hundred of today’s most prominent literary and cultural icons talk about the books that hold a special place in their hearts—that made them who they are today. Leading authors, why they love them, and other notables share the books that changed their life, CEOs, politicians, actors, and their passion with readers everywhere.

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A Passion for Books: A Book Lover's Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting , Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books

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Twenty-five Books That Shaped America: How White Whales, Green Lights, and Restless Spirits Forged Our National Identity

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THE BOOK OF BOOKS: Recommended Reading: Including Must-Read Books Fiction & Nonfiction, Book Club Recommendations, Pulitzer-Prize Winners, Critics' Favorites, Popular Standards Good Reads 1

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The Literature Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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Best Fiction: Book Recommendations-Best Books & Best Short Stories, Including Best Young Adult Books & Good Reads Ranging from Best Historical Fiction to Best Love Stories & Serious Novels

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The Classical Music Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

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10-Minute Philosophy: From Buddhism to Stoicism, Confucius and Aristotle - Bite-Sized Wisdom From Some of History's Greatest Thinkers Clear Thinking and Fast Action Book 3

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The Library: A Catalogue of Wonders

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