Top 1000 books to read before you die

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The ultimate literary bucket list: ‘1, Books to Read Before You Die’

When Mustich began the project 14 years ago, he was initially overwhelmed by the gargantuan scale of it, despite his decades of experience as a hands-on book-seller. For two decades, from , he published a catalogue called The Common Reader — a monthly commentary on books old and new — which was clearly the precursor to 1, Books. But I knew I wanted to make something that was more than a list, or a static reference book. It had to be a tool for exploration, with some serendipity and surprises thrown in, and I also wanted it to be fun for readers. What if, Mustich thought, he had a bookstore that could hold only 1, volumes? Not just books for the ages, but books for the immediate moment, the kind to be picked up and devoured in just one night? There should be something there for everyone who might stroll in: Greek tragedy, a gripping thriller, a great picture book for kids.
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Little House. Bibliotheca stylorum? Collins Pocket Classics. New New York, Mars.

Yok Audio Classic Collection. The List Best Scottish Books. For two decades Mustich recommended quality books in the pages of "A Common Reader," a smart mail-order catalog. The Aeneid by Virgil.

Are You There God. Independent Booksellers' Book Prize Shortlist. Gaylactic Spectrum Nominee. Napoleontische Oorlogen.

Horror: The Best Books. Daniel S. Varna, Bulgaria. Parents' Choice Book Award.

Your Comments. Guardian First Book Award. Best German Novels of the Twentieth Century. International Fantasy Awards Nominee.

The Chaneysville Incident by David Bradley. Inner Hebrides, Schotland. Persuasion by Jane Austen 4.

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The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky. The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe. Booker Prize. Black Spring by Henry Miller. What if, he had a bookstore that could hold only.

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My Dog Tulip. Prydainin kronikka. Fiction blogposts. The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle.

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