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For the Love of Books: 115 Celebrated Writers on the Books They Love Most
by Ronald B. Shwartz (Editor)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0425172945, Paperback)For this ultimate book lover's guide, more than one hundred distinguished writers share their personal thoughts in response to the question: what books have left the greatest impression on you and why? The result is not a contrived list of Western civilization's "Great Books," but a heartfelt commentary on works that these lifelong readers most admire.
"For anybody with a passion for books, this is certainly the most entertaining literary companion...quite irresistible." --Washington Post Book World
"Luxuriate in the memories of intellectual awakening...a memory book of fond epiphanies." --Kirkus Reviews
"If you're a book lover, this is pretty irresistible stuff." --Chicago Sun-Times
"The authors offer surprisingly intimate glimpses of themselves." --The Miami Herald
"Gorgeously written paeans." --The Improper Bostonian
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