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1001 Books for Every Mood

From the book by Hallie Ephron. There are 1,001 book suggestions for 79 categories and moods, including "For a Good Laugh," "For a Wallow in a Slough of Despond," "To Behave," "To Misbehave," "For Thrills," "For Chills," "To Be Afraid, Very Afraid," "For Heartbreak," "For Heartburn," "To Indulge Your Senses," "For a Shot in the Arm," "For a Kick in the Pants," and "To Revel in Words."
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Archy and Mehitabel (Don Marquis)
Archy and Mehitabel (Don Marquis)
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A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
A Confederacy of Dunces (John Kennedy Toole)
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Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys: A Fairly Short Book (Dave Barry)
Dave Barry's Complete Guide to Guys: A Fairly Short Book (Dave Barry)
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If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? (Erma Bombeck)
If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I Doing in the Pits? (Erma Bombeck)
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I'll Always Have Paris (Art Buchwald)
I'll Always Have Paris (Art Buchwald)
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Naked (David Sedaris)
Naked (David Sedaris)
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Scoop (Evelyn Waugh)
Scoop (Evelyn Waugh)
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Sick Puppy (Carl Hiaasen)
Sick Puppy (Carl Hiaasen)
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The Thurber Carnival
The Thurber Carnival
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Your Disgusting Head: The Darkest, Most Offensive - And Moist - Secrets of Your Ears, Mouth and Nose (Doris Haggis-On-Whey)
Your Disgusting Head: The Darkest, Most Offensive - And Moist - Secrets of Your Ears, Mouth and Nose (Doris Haggis-On-Whey)
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Annie John (Jamaica Kincaid)
Annie John (Jamaica Kincaid)
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Beach Music (Pat Conroy)
Beach Music (Pat Conroy)
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Beloved (Toni Morrison)
Beloved (Toni Morrison)
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Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson)
Bridge to Terabithia (Katherine Paterson)
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (Dee Brown)
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House of Sand and Fog (Andre Dubus III)
House of Sand and Fog (Andre Dubus III)
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Love Story (Erich Segal)
Love Story (Erich Segal)
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Mama Day (Gloria Naylor)
Mama Day (Gloria Naylor)
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A Map of the World (Jane Hamilton)
A Map of the World (Jane Hamilton)
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Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham)
Of Human Bondage (W. Somerset Maugham)
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Pale Horse, Pale Rider (Katherine Anne Porter)
Pale Horse, Pale Rider (Katherine Anne Porter)
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The Pilot's Wife (Anita Shreve)
The Pilot's Wife (Anita Shreve)
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Sophie's Choice (William Styron)
Sophie's Choice (William Styron)
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The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
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Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
Things Fall Apart (Chinua Achebe)
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True Notebooks (Mark Salzman)
True Notebooks (Mark Salzman)
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Wuthering Heights
Wuthering Heights
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Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
Barney's Version (Mordecai Richler)
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Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
Bastard Out of Carolina (Dorothy Allison)
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The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
The Bell Jar (Sylvia Plath)
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Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (Robert Putnam)
Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community (Robert Putnam)
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Christ Stopped at Eboli (Carlo Levi)
Christ Stopped at Eboli (Carlo Levi)
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The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
The God of Small Things (Arundhati Roy)
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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Carson McCullers)
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Herzog (Saul Bellow)
Herzog (Saul Bellow)
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The Hours (Michael Cunningham)
The Hours (Michael Cunningham)
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Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
Interpreter of Maladies (Jhumpa Lahiri)
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Miss Lonelyhearts (Nathanael West)
Miss Lonelyhearts (Nathanael West)
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Mister Sandman (Barbara Gowdy)
Mister Sandman (Barbara Gowdy)
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Mrs. Dalloway
Mrs. Dalloway
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