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Unpacking my library : writers and their books

Author: Leah Price
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As words and stories are increasingly disseminated through digital means, the significance of the book as object, whether pristine collectible or battered relic, is growing as well. This book spotlights the personal libraries of thirteen favorite novelists who share their collections with readers. Photographs provide full views of the libraries and close-ups of individual volumes: first editions, worn textbooks,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Price
ISBN: 9780300170924 0300170920
OCLC Number: 711045635
Description: 201 pages : color illustrations ; 15 x 21 cm
Contents: Alison Bechdel --
Stephen Carter --
Junot Diaz --
Rebecca Goldstein and Steven Pinker --
Lev Grossman and Sophie Gee --
Jonathan Lethem --
Claire Messud and James Wood --
Philip Pullman --
Gary Shteyngart --
Edmund White.
Other Titles: Writers and their books
Responsibility: edited by Leah Price.

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This gorgeous second volume in the popular Unpacking My Library series explores the bookshelves of favorite novelists  Read more...

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"In its beautiful design, Unpacking My Library is itself an argument for the continuing vitality of physical books and the libraries that contain them."-The Boston Globe * The Boston Globe * "Filled Read more...

 
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