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One for the books

Autor: Joe Queenan
Verlag: New York : Viking, ©2012.
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One of America's leading humorists seriously examines his own obsession with books. Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate,  Weiterlesen…
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Name: Joe Queenan; Joe Queenan; Joe Queenan
Medienart: Biografie
Dokumenttyp Buch
Alle Autoren: Joe Queenan
ISBN: 9780670025824 0670025828
OCLC-Nummer: 779263571
Beschreibung: 244 pages ; 22 cm
Inhalt: Great expectations --
Face without a name, bag without a number --
Opening the books --
Shelf life --
Prepare to be astonished --
The Stockholm syndrome --
Other voices, other rooms --
Life support.
Verfasserangabe: Joe Queenan.

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One of America's leading humorists seriously examines his own obsession with books. Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate, spending a year reading books he picked with his eyes closed. In One for the Books, Queenan tries to come to terms with his own eccentric reading style -- how many more books will he have time to read in his lifetime? Why does he refuse to read books hailed by reviewers as "astonishing"? Why does he refuse to lend out books? Will he ever buy an e-book? Why does he habitually read thirty to forty books simultaneously? Why are there so many people to whom the above questions do not even matter -- and what do they read?

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