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A History Of Reading

by Alberto Manguel

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Published
1998-10-27
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Good
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9780676970227
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Condition: Clean copy. Content: The author show how reading habits have developed over the centuries, and how, ever since humans first transcribed their thoughts and deeds on clay and papyrus, the act of reading is itself a part of being human. 372 pages, notes, index.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: The author wrote these essays and the related long poem,over the last decade of the 29th century, a decade in which he was determined to come to grips with the practice of nature poetry in a time of environmental crisis.310 pages.
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Anglican Women Novelists From Charlotte Bronte to P. D. James

by Judith Maltby & Alison Shell, editors

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Published
2019
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9780567686763
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$31.07

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Condition: clean copy. Content:A collection of 13 essays exploring a range of Anglican women novelists. Afterword by Francis Spufford. 276 pages, list of further reading, notes index.
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

by Annie Dillard

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Published
September 1988
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Good
ISBN
9780060915452
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 15 essays on seeing. 270 pages.
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Q's Legacy

by Helene Hanff

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Published
1986-08-05
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9780140089363
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Condition: clean copy. Content: Here is the story of how the author came to write' Charing Cross Road' and all the things its success has brought her. 178 pages.
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Condition: clean copy. Content: 19 essays on 20th century novelists from Europe, Russia, and South America. 190 pages, list of books mentioned.
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The Most of S.J.Perelman

by S.J. Perelman

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March 22, 2001
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Very Good
ISBN
9780413455000
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$11.45

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'As far as I'm concerned, Perelman is the supreme lunatic humorist in the language, British or American. He seems to know the vocabulary of every English writer from Macaulay to Woody Allen and uses the most unpredictable mixtures of them to produce mock-solemn commentaries on the absurdities of our time.' … Read more
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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

by Annie Dillard

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Published
September 1988
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9780060915452
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Sound copy. Remainder mark on bottom edge else clean copy. Trade paperback.
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The Library at Night

by Alberto Manguel

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Published
October 9, 2007
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Very Good
ISBN
9780676975895
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This book is the captivating story of the critical role that libraries have played in our civilization...inspired by the process of creating a library at his home in France, the author elaborates on the theory that libraries embody the memories of individuals and whole cultures. Anecdotal and wondrous, the author draws on sources as diverse as his childhood bookshelf and… Read more
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