David Bales's Reviews > The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much by Allison Hoover Bartlett
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Feb 18, 2012

really liked it
bookshelves: 2012

An interesting study of a psychologically disturbed thief who pilfers rare and expensive books in order to elevate his self-status, and generally gets away with it. Sort of sad and disturbing, and an interesting window onto the world of first editions and collectibles.

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