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What we talk about when we talk about books : the history and future of reading

Author: Leah Price
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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In encounters with librarians, booksellers, and activists who are reinventing old ways of reading, Price offers fresh hope to bibliophiles and literature lovers alike.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Price, Leah.
What we talk about when we talk about books.
New York : Basic Books, 2019
(DLC) 2019019847
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leah Price
ISBN: 9780465042685 0465042686
OCLC Number: 1078894143
Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Reading over shoulders --
The real life of books --
Reading on the move --
Please lay flat --
Prescribed reading --
Bound by books --
End papers.
Responsibility: Leah Price.

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