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1,000 Books: Battle of the Books

2021-03-18 19:00:00 2021-03-18 20:00:00 America/New_York 1,000 Books: Battle of the Books Join us on Zoom with James Mustich, author of <i>1,000 Books to Read Before You Die</i>, and our all-star readers as they champion their favorite books. Virtual -

Thursday, March 18
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2021-03-18 19:00:00 2021-03-18 20:00:00 America/New_York 1,000 Books: Battle of the Books Join us on Zoom with James Mustich, author of <i>1,000 Books to Read Before You Die</i>, and our all-star readers as they champion their favorite books. Virtual -

Join us on Zoom with James Mustich, author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, and our all-star readers as they champion their favorite books.

This event will be broadcast live on Zoom. Registration and an email address are required to receive the link to participate. 

Order your copy of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die from Mac’s Backs – Books on Coventry: macsbacks.com/book/9781523504459

 


About the event:

Join us for an event for book lovers! We will talk books with James Mustich, author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, the compulsively readable, entertaining and surprising book that celebrates the greatest books of all time, from Harold and the Purple Crayon to the works of Shakespeare to sci-fi classics like Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? There’s something for every reader. 


Each of our five combatants will advocate for their favorite books, vying for the hearts and minds of the audience members. Attendees will then vote to name the champion! 

Our literary gladiators are Mary Bly (aka, best-selling Regency and Georgian romance author Eloisa James), Anne Bogel (host of the podcast What Should I Read Next?), Andromeda Romano-Lax (journalist, travel writer, and author of historical fiction), Donna Seaman (book reviewer and Editor for Adult Books at Booklist), and Thrity Umrigar (journalist, critic, and best-selling author).

Mary BlyAnne BogelAndromeda Romano-LaxDonna SeamanThrity Umrigar



James MustichAbout James Mustich:

James Mustich began his career in book-selling at an independent book store in Briarcliff Manor, New York, in the early 1980s. In 1986, he co-founded the acclaimed book catalog, A Common Reader, and was for two decades its guiding force. His book, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die, was fourteen years in the making. It is the fifth book in the 1,000 … Before You Die series that has over 4.4 million copies in print.

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