Best Non-Fiction Books About Books and Reading

If I am not actually reading a book, I like reading about reading and books in general.
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911 books · 503 voters · list created June 26th, 2010 by Stephanie (votes) .
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Comments Showing 1-5 of 5 (5 new)

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message 1: by Stephanie (new)

Stephanie I don't know who added Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury , but it's fiction, thank goodness.

Please only add NF titles to this list so that readers may use it for reference. Thanks!


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads I'll remove it.


message 3: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Removed two novels.


message 4: by Sidharth (new)

Sidharth Panwar Fantastic reference point! I owe you a big Thank You.


message 5: by jb (new)

jb Byrkit Great list! Many are already on my TBR.


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