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This is a great book for any BGOer. It comes closer to the BGO attitude to reading than anything I've read elsewhere. Andy Miller is working as a literary editor and has a young son when he starts to get frustrated at the fact that he actually reads very little of any substance. Despite having studied literature and working in books, he spends more time doing Suduko than he does reading. One day he takes refuge from the rain in a bookshop and impulse buys The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, and surprises himself by enjoying it despite being initially a bit bamboozled. This re-ignites his love of reading; he devises something with the (terrible) title of The List Of Betterment and challenges himself to complete a list of books which he should have read but hasn't. The rest of the book is an account of what happened next, and a reflection on reading, on what counts as a good book, on how to cope with having lots of books, on book groups and e-readers ... basically, lots of things which we talk about on BGO. He is very self-deprecating and the book is very funny and engaging. I expected it to be an explanation of each of the books in turn, but it's not, and you can easily read the sections about books you don't fancy or those you haven't read yet. He doesn't spoil the endings or detail the plots, and it's easy to skim read the bits which are of less interest (for me, that was the Krautrock stuff.) It has widened my horizons a bit about books I might read, and given me some good ideas of ones I should avoid, but it is more about reading per se. Really recommended.