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The Shelf: From LEQ to LES: Adventures in Extreme Reading

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Phyllis Rose embarks on a grand literary experiment--to read her way through a random shelf of library books, LEQ-LES

Can you have an Extreme Adventure in a library? Phyllis Rose casts herself into the wilds of an Upper East Side lending library in an effort to do just that. Hoping to explore the "real ground of literature," she reads her way through a somewhat randomly chosen shelf of fiction, from LEQ to LES.
The shelf has everything Rose could wish for--a classic she

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ISBN:9780374709792
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Trajectory Index

Words: 76,805
Unique Words: 7,606
Flesch Reading Ease: 61
Flesch Grade Level: 9.7
Avg Sentence (words): 19.87
Avg Word (chars): 4.46
Chapters: 22
Paragraphs: 1,122
Adult Reading Time: 5:07
Sentiment: 0.016
Intensity: 0.092
People: 1,205
Places: 266
Brands: 60
Things: 389
Goodreads Rating: 3.73
Goodreads Reviews: 2,477
SAT Words: 917
Trajectory China 300: 216
TOEFL Words: 77
IELTS Words: 443
Nouns 59.1%
Verbs 20.9%
Adjectives 13.2%
Adverbs 4.3%
Other 2.6%

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