James Mustich, the author of 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die: A
Life-Changing List will be coming to Northern Ireland for two special events this October.
James Mustich began his career in bookselling at an independent bookshop in New York. He co-founded, and was for two decades the guiding force behind the acclaimed book catalogue A Common Reader. He has worked as an editorial and product development consultant for publishers and booksellers, and is currently Vice President for Digital Product at Barnes & Noble. He lives in Connecticut.
Aspects Irish Literature Festival: 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die with
Thursday 3 October, 6.00pm
North Down Museum, Town Hall, The Castle, Bangor BT20 4BT
Fourteen years in the making, American bookseller and bibliophile James
Mustich puts a thousand great books at readers’ fingertips. The author will
discuss the Irish titles that made his list and celebrate what every reader
loves – the joy of discovery. Find out if he has read them all!
- Tickets £7 Book online at www.aspectsfestival.com or in person at the North Down Museum, Ards Arts Centre or Ards and North Down Visitor Information Centres.
- Twitter: @aspectsfestival @jamesmustich @WorkmanPub
James Mustich in conversation with Jan Carson
Sunday 6 October, 2.00pm Seamus Heaney HomePlace The Helicon, Seamus Heaney HomePlace in Bellaghy, Magherafelt BT45 8HT.
Join James as he talks about how he came to choose the 1,000 books he feels
we should all read, in conversation with Jan Carson. His book provides an
extensive, intelligent, lively library in which readers of all ages will
find books for their own to-be-read piles.
- Tickets £8 from www.seamusheaneyhome.com or call the Box Office on 028 7938
- @SHHomePlace @jamesmustich @WorkmanPub
1,000 Books to Read Before You Die is published by Workman RRP £26.99