By Nancy Pearl
The reaction to Nancy Pearl’s shock bestseller ebook Lust used to be brilliant: the Seattle librarian even grew to become the version for the now-famous Librarian motion determine. Readers in every single place welcomed Pearl’s encyclopedic yet discerning filter out on books worthy studying, and her Rule of fifty (give a ebook 50 pages sooner than identifying even if to proceed; yet readers over 50 needs to learn an analogous variety of pages as their age) turned a customary MO.
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Here are some Brontëesque books to read as well: Jasper Fforde’s The E yre Affair (see page 6 in Book Lust) Mardi McConnochie’s Coldwater (an imaginative intertwining of fictionalized biography with literary fact) Sharon Shinn’s Jenna Starborn ( Jane Eyre in outer space—no kidding) Jane Urquhart’s Changing Heaven (doomed lovers and the ghost of Emily Brontë) B R O N T Ë S f O R E V E R Jean Rhys’s Wide Sargasso Sea (a prequel to Jane Eyre that describes Mrs. Whether he’s recounting his excursions around Britain, in Australia, or on the Appalachian Trail, or talking about words and language and everything else in (and out of) the world, he is always entertaining, informative, and a pleasure to read.
Churchill’s official biographer is Martin Gilbert, and his eightvolume work is more than all but the most dedicated Churchillians will want to tackle (or have the time to read). You might instead W I N S T O N C h U R C h I L L consider Gilbert’s one-volume distillation (only the high points of his subject’s life, which were many), Churchill: A Life. Hands down, though, the most popular books on Churchill are William Manchester’s The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Visions of Glory, 1874–1932 and The Last Lion: Winston Spencer Churchill: Alone, 1932–40.
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