7 Lighthearted Books to Buoy Your Spirits

From The Moving Toyshop to Cosmicomics, a selection of fanciful, frolicsome, and memorable volumes.

The Moving Toyshop

Medieval in LA: A Fiction

I Capture the Castle

How to Do Things Right: The Revelations of a Fussy Man

A Bullet in the Ballet

A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush

Cosmicomics

Portions of this essay are drawn from 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die by James Mustich. Copyright © 2018 by James Mustich. Published by Workman Publishing.

Now: Author, 1,000 Books to Read Before You Die. Then: publisher and chief bookseller, A Common Reader. https://www.1000bookstoread.com/

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