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OUR november TITLE IS
"1,000 books to read before you die"
BY james mustich

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1,000 Books to Read Before You Die book coverAbout the book

James Mustich began his career in bookselling at an independent book store in Briarcliff Manor, New York, in the early 1980s. In 1986, he co-founded the acclaimed book catalog, A Common Reader, and was for two decades its guiding force. He subsequently has worked as an editorial and product development executive in the publishing industry.

Mustich's book, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, celebrates the pleasure of reading and the thrill of discovering new titles. Covering fiction, poetry, science and science fiction, memoir, travel writing, biography, children’s books, history, and more, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die ranges across cultures and through time to offer an eclectic collection of works that each deserve to come with the recommendation, You have to read this. But it’s not a proscriptive list of the “great works”—rather, it’s a celebration of the glorious mosaic that is our literary heritage.

“The ultimate literary bucket list.” — The Washington Post

“If there’s a heaven just for readers, this is it.” —O, The Oprah Magazine

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