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How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines, by Thomas C. Foster 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 How to Read Literature Like a Professor: A Lively and Entertaining Guide to Reading Between the Lines by Thomas C. Foster December 2012
How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading, by Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading by Mortimer J. Adler, Charles Van Doren July 2012
Books for Living, by Will Schwalbe 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Books for Living by Will Schwalbe December 2016
The Clothing of Books, by Jhumpa Lahiri 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Clothing of Books by Jhumpa Lahiri November 2016
The Untold Story of the Talking Book, by Matthew  Rubery 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Untold Story of the Talking Book by Matthew Rubery November 2016
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader, by Anne Fadiman 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman June 2016
The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men’s Prison, by Mikita Brottman 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Maximum Security Book Club: Reading Literature in a Men’s Prison by Mikita Brottman June 2016
Reading between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature, by Gene Edward Veith 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Reading between the Lines: A Christian Guide to Literature by Gene Edward Veith April 2016
Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives., by David Denby 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Lit Up: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. by David Denby February 2016
A House of My Own: Stories from My Life, by Sandra Cisneros 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A House of My Own: Stories from My Life by Sandra Cisneros October 2015
M Train, by Patti Smith 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 M Train by Patti Smith October 2015
The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction, and Psychotherapy, by Arabella Kurtz, J. M. Coetzee 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Good Story: Exchanges on Truth, Fiction, and Psychotherapy by Arabella Kurtz, J. M. Coetzee September 2015
The Art of Memoir, by Mary Karr 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Art of Memoir by Mary Karr September 2015
Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books, by Michael Dirda 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books by Michael Dirda August 2015
A Whiff of Wilde, a Pinch of Poe, and a Frisson of Frost: A Dab of Dickens, Vol. 3; Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England, by Elliot Engel, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Whiff of Wilde, a Pinch of Poe, and a Frisson of Frost: A Dab of Dickens, Vol. 3; Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England by Elliot Engel, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert Frost May 2015
Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World, by Matt Burriesci 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Dead White Guys: A Father, His Daughter, and the Great Books of the Western World by Matt Burriesci May 2015
Curiosity, by Alberto Manguel 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Curiosity by Alberto Manguel April 2015
Discontent and its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London, by Mohsin Hamid 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 Discontent and its Civilizations: Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London by Mohsin Hamid February 2015
A Bit of Brontës, a Dollop of Dickinson, an Offering  of Austen: A Dab of Dickens, Vol. 2; Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England, by Elliot Engel 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 A Bit of Brontës, a Dollop of Dickinson, an Offering of Austen: A Dab of Dickens, Vol. 2; Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England by Elliot Engel December 2014
The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books, by Azar Nafisi 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books by Azar Nafisi October 2014
So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures, by Maureen Corrigan 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures by Maureen Corrigan September 2014
Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading, by Nina Sankovitch 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading by Nina Sankovitch February 2013
The End of Your Life Book Club, by Will Schwalbe 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe October 2012
The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human, by Jonathan Gottschall 3.00179856115108 out of 53.00179856115108 out of 53.00179856115108 out of 53.00179856115108 out of 53.00179856115108 out of 5 The Storytelling Animal: How Stories Make Us Human by Jonathan Gottschall September 2012
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them, by Francine Prose 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them by Francine Prose July 2012
Twenty-Five Books That Shaped America: How White Whales, Green Lights, and Restless Spirits Forged Our National Identity, by Thomas C. Foster 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Twenty-Five Books That Shaped America: How White Whales, Green Lights, and Restless Spirits Forged Our National Identity by Thomas C. Foster July 2012
New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families, by Colm Tóibín 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 New Ways to Kill Your Mother: Writers and Their Families by Colm Tóibín June 2012
The Dab of Dickens, The Touch of Twain, and The Shade of Shakespeare: Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England, by Elliot Engel 0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 The Dab of Dickens, The Touch of Twain, and The Shade of Shakespeare: Selections from A Dab of Dickens & a Touch of Twain, Literary Lives from Shakespeare’s Old England to Frost’s New England by Elliot Engel December 2011
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