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By David C. Major, John S. Major

Readers all over the place be aware of that not anything soothes the spirit like sinking right into a brilliant publication. If you're considered one of that satisfied band, you'll fast realize the authors of this encouraged studying consultant as kindred spirits. the following David and John significant have selected 100 books which could each one be delightfully ate up in a single quiet night. masking different types from fable to fiction, heritage to humor, secret to memoir, this addictive quantity positive aspects books to check your entire moods—by either celebrated writers and talented unknowns, including:

•  Russell Baker  •  Willa Cather  • Raymond Chandler  •  F. Scott Fitzgerald  • Graham Greene  •  Edith Hamilton  •  Dashiell Hammett  •  Helene Hanff  •  Ernest Hemingway  •  Patricia Highsmith  • Shirley Jackson  •  Henry James  •  W. Somerset Maugham  •  Mary McCarthy  •  Walter Mosley  •  Vladimir Nabokov  •  Patrick O'Brian  •  Barbara Pym  •  Phillip Roth  •  Vikram Seth  •  Isaac Bashevis Singer  •  C. P. Snow  •  Dylan Thomas  •  Evelyn Waugh  •  Edith Wharton  •  Laura Ingalls Wilder  •  Virginia Woolf

Each choice comprises an interesting dialogue of what makes the booklet designated, from an adventurous writing variety to a distinct humorousness. The Majors additionally percentage insights concerning the authors and literary anecdotes, in addition to suggest different gemstones on an analogous topic or through a similar author.

A literary spouse to delight in and consult with many times, a hundred One-Night Reads is a masterpiece in its personal correct!

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