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About the Book
If your idea of a blissful day is wandering through a bookstore or library followed by hours curled up in chair learning something new, then this book is for you.
Linda Maxie, aka Library Lin, is your friendly reader’s advisor. After combing through sixty-six lists of outstanding nonfiction books dating back over a century, she took the thousands of books she compiled and arranged them, just they would be found on the shelves of an extremely selective library. All the books in this portable collection have been singled out by committees of publishers, authors, librarians, and book reviewers.
Whether your interest is metaphysics, etiquette, quarks, hawks, mountain climbing, or blacksmithing, this book has you covered. Perfect for any booklover who wants to read only the best, it also makes an outstanding gift for all the booklovers in your life.
About the Author
Linda Maxie is a retired librarian from Virginia’s southern Piedmont region who is writing Library Lin’s Curated Collection of Superlative Nonfiction Books series. During her decades of library work, Linda got a lot of experience playing matchmaker for readers and books. Her obsession with quality led her to refine a method for choosing top books on any topic. When she’s not researching, she’s out roaming with her husband, Roger and their rescued cur dog, Dusty Kardashian.