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One for the Books

Autor: Queenan, Joe

Editorial: Viking Books

Formato:Tapa Dura
Precio de Lista:$24.95
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One for the Books : One for the Books is Queenan's choleric survey of the landscape of reading today, from fervently dedicated booksellers to beleaguered libraries to the everyday dilemmas faced by the avid reader (borrowing and lending, the inability to finish certain books, rereading favourites, dealing with an increasingly elephantine collection). Queenan also embarks on a series of projects to come to terms with his own eccentric reading style, which involve gauging the number of titles he will have time to read in his lifespan, reading only short books, granting library books that are about to be disposed of a respite by being the first one in years to check them out, and finally confronting the fearsome leviathan of Middlemarch. Acerbically funny, passionate, and oddly affectionate, One for the Books is a reading experience that true book lovers will find unforgettable (and a goad to reading even more).


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ISBN 13:9780670025824
ISBN 10:0670025828
Formato:Tapa Dura
Idioma:Inglés
Páginas:244
Tamaño:8.61" l x 5.83" w x 0.92" h
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