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Re: Lists! Such as '1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die'
« Reply #15 on: July 16, 2014, 01:20:28 AM »
Dymocks (our one remaining chain bookstore) has a list of their readers 100 favourite fiction books which they display in store. I occasionally browse through the section to see what I have and haven't read. It does change a little as new things become popular and some others drop out. I generally seem to have read about half of them at any one time.
For a while I used this little guide called 100 Must-Read Fantasy Novels. I got about halfway through it before it became a chore to try and track down some of the titles, and I'd probably read a good 3rd of them before I started the list. It did give me a good solid grounding in the genre. I liked some of them, hated others, was a bit meh on some. Disagreed that some should have even been classed as fantasy. Wasn't a bad exercise overall, though.
I will expand your TBR pile.