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Good Reading: A Guide for Serious Readers
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0835227073, Hardcover)Thoroughly revised and updated, the new 23rd edition of this Bowker classic recommends 3,000 enduring nonfiction and fiction titles, and is an ideal source for collection development and patron assistance. Entries are indexed under 5 major subject headings: Historical Periods-from ancient Greece to the 18th century; Regional and American Minority Cultures - from Middle Eastern to Chicano-Hispanic literature; Literary Types - from the novel and short story to language and communications; Humanities and Social Sciences - from the fine and performing arts to psychology, economic and women's studies: and Sciences - from biology to mathematics. A special section on references books is also included. Featured are all-new chapters on science fiction, mystery, fiction, and computer science. The core list of 101 Significant Books is now supplemented with separate lists suggesting books to read before entering college, while on vacation, and after retiring.
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