Read doc ´ &uot;Time Out&uot; 1000 Books to Change Your Life

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Read doc ´ "Time Out" 1000 Books to Change Your Life ì Who can talk authoritatively about the importance of books than the people who create and critiue them? In this thoughtful collection major writers and critics discuss the books that changed their lives and offer informed suggestions for titles that migF critics The book also includes fact boxes perfect for dipping along with brief autobiographical Reading Experience pieces by famous readers and writers Designed as both a reference and an entertaining read the book includes commissioned illustrations photographs and vintage book jacket imag A very cute idea and I could hardly wait to start it Loved the critics choice sections and also interesting to read a book that changed my life sections to see how others interpret this The uestion is which book would I put as the one which most changed my life? Still working on this one

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Who can talk authoritatively about the importance of books than the people who create and critiue them? In this thoughtful collection major writers and critics discuss the books that changed their lives and offer informed suggestions for titles that might do the same for others Organized arou Any regular readers of my blog or anyone who knows me in the slightest is aware of my list fixation – in fact if you do you probably take part of the gentle but constant teasing of the same So when I saw this book 1000 Books to Change Your Life my fingers itched till it made its way to my shopping cart It was not however what I had expectedI expected something along the lines of 1000 Books You Must Read Before You Die – something that was in essence a list of 1000 books perhaps with some contextual information and a bit of a blurb I was pleasantly surprised with what I found 1000 Books takes Shakespeare’s ‘Seven Ages of Man’ speech from As You Like It as it’s basic format breaking the book up into seven main sections – birth childhood adolescence adulthood middle age old age and death Within each of these sections are various essays recommendations from known authors and various suggestion lists based around a topic – ‘birth and motherhood’ ‘siblings’ ‘illicit liaisons’ and ‘mid life crises’ just to name a fewThe book was an interestingly engaging read suited to both a long perusal or picking it up for essay or two here or there It was well written and the suggestions of books were fresh and wide spread A welcome contribution to any book collectors or list collectors shelf

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"Time Out" 1000 Books to Change Your Life Time Out GuidesNd themes inspired by Shakespeare's Seven Ages of Man the book covers a diverse array of subjects and includes classic to contemporary fiction and nonfiction as well as graphic novels Serious yet accessible survey essays are complemented by top ten lists chosen by Time Out's unrivalled team o The title of this book is very misleading It isn't one of those lists of 1000 great books at all but a series of short essays by a wide range of writers on all sorts of aspects of reading looking at books about every stage of life from birth to old age and death and at just about every genre from first picture books to learned philosophical tomes I found it very enjoyable to dip into and read in bits and pieces over a number of weeks