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Time for some math. If I live as long as the average white male in the United States, I have 29 more years of reading. If I average the same reading pace until my demise, I have time for another 2,plus books. Mustich was for years the main man behind A Common Reader, a kind of bespoke book catalog for bibliophiles that featured brief editorial commentary along with its selections. We should recognize that reducing a lifetime of reading to a list is totally ridiculous, while simultaneously approaching the list with the utmost seriousness. No one is more aware of this dichotomy than Mustich himself, who freely admits the idiosyncratic nature of his project, and makes no claims to the authoritativeness of his list. The book is entirely personal, governed by a conceit of a bookstore that could only hold 1, books.
Update I just fixed the broken links to the spreadsheet. Sorry about that. Making good on an earlier note to be active on LibraryThing, I went to the Books to read before you die group to look for suggestions on what to read next. I wanted something new, something unexpected, and getting a friendly nudge from a suggested list seemed like a good place to start. I have no idea what either of the books are about -- it's nice to start with no expectations. In the group on LibraryThing, I learned about a nifty spreadsheet by Arukiyomi that lists all of the books.
Prepare yourself for some frightening news: you have, according to LitHub , only a finite amount of time left in your life to read. The average American, for instance, reads 12 books a year. Are you suddenly feeling the tightening coil of mortality? Here are books to read before you die.
Download eBook. Established classics are joined by new and unexpected choices like Citizen and Friday Night Lights. The result is a treasury of essential reading for expansive tastes. Le Guin next to Harper Lee.
Before You Die : A Life -. Cus to mer Reviews Most helpful cus to mer reviews 2 of 2 people found the following review helpful. Great book. Jeremy I purchased this book as the textbook for a senior-level mathematics coursein my undergrad.
The List: What books should everyone read before they die? 0. 1, Books to Read Before You Die is a personal library of lifetime reading, a compendium of.Reply
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