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On Rereading
3.36
Sometimes, a book comes along which just fits with your frame of mind. I think this is the case for me with On Rereading. I often feel as though I hav ...more
Jan 19, 2012
Oct 23, 2011
 
Reading Lolita in Tehran
3.55
Nafisi is a professor of English literature who resigned from her position in a Tehran university as a protest against increasingly repressive policie ...more
May 21, 2006
Jul 26, 2010
 
A History of Reading
4.00
A History of Reading is a wide-ranging collection of ruminations on the history of reading. Expecting it to be organized chronologically, I was initia ...more
Jan 16, 2006
Jul 08, 2010
 
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
4.04
I feel so much better about my book collecting habits after reading this, because I am much less crazy than some of these people. Really, though, it's ...more
Nov 2007
Nov 24, 2009
 
Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments
3.97
Michael Dirda is a writer and senior editor for The Washington Post Book World; this is a collection of his essays and reflections on books, criticism ...more
Feb 06, 2013
Feb 17, 2010
 
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
3.78
Okay, I'll admit that I'm a fool for books about books and reading. Still, I really loved this one and found the author a kindred spirit. Buzbee weave ...more
Dec 2008
Dec 01, 2008
 
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
3.95
The only problem with this book is that it's not long enough.
Jul 2012
Jul 01, 2012
 
Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World
3.97
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Aug 12, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
4.11
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Sep 29, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education
4.29
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Feb 26, 2010
Dec 02, 2009
 
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books
3.40
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Aug 15, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
84, Charing Cross Road
4.18
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Nov 04, 2005
Apr 29, 2010
 
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
3.99
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Nov 04, 2005
Apr 29, 2010
 
Q's Legacy
3.95
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Nov 04, 2005
Apr 29, 2010
 
Rereadings: Seventeen writers revisit books they love
3.71
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May 22, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters
3.64
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May 22, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
4.17
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Sep 30, 2009
Sep 29, 2009
 
Dr. Bowdler's Legacy: A History of Expurgated Books in England and America
3.62
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Feb 27, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
3.36
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Oct 31, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everthing Else
3.43
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Oct 31, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
A Novel Bookstore
3.53
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Jun 10, 2011
Nov 02, 2010
 
The Merry Heart: Reflections on Reading Writing & the World of Books
4.20
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Nov 10, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
A Voice from the Attic: Essays on the Art of Reading
4.15
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Feb 16, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
 
Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life
3.80
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Dec 31, 2008
Jan 01, 2009
 
Howards End is on the Landing: A Year of Reading from Home
3.66
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Jul 03, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
 
Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, #1)
3.83
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Aug 12, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
Reflections: On the Magic of Writing
4.31
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Sep 28, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
 
An Open Book: Chapters fom a Reader's Life
3.82
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Feb 05, 2013
Nov 24, 2012
 
My Life in Middlemarch
3.56
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Jan 11, 2015
Dec 03, 2013
 
Incognito Street: How Travel Made Me a Writer
3.70
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May 19, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
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