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On Rereading
3.33
it was amazing
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
3.58
liked it
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
 
Readings: Essays and Literary Entertainments
4.04
really liked it
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
not set
Feb 17, 2010
 
A History of Reading
3.98
liked it
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
 
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop: A Memoir, a History
3.80
it was amazing
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
 
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
4.04
really liked it
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
 
Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops
3.93
it was amazing
The only problem with this book is that it's not long enough.
Jul 2012
Jul 01, 2012
 
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much
3.38
liked it
None
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
At Large and At Small: Familiar Essays
4.08
really liked it
None
Sep 29, 2009
Sep 27, 2009
 
Bound to Please: An Extraordinary One-Volume Literary Education
4.27
really liked it
None
Feb 26, 2010
Dec 02, 2009
 
Leave Me Alone, I'm Reading: Finding and Losing Myself in Books
3.45
liked it
None
Aug 15, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
84, Charing Cross Road
4.19
it was amazing
None
Nov 04, 2005
Apr 29, 2010
 
The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street
4.01
really liked it
None
Nov 04, 2005
Apr 29, 2010
 
Q's Legacy: A Delightful Account of a Lifelong Love Affair with Books
3.97
really liked it
None
Apr 17, 2016
Apr 29, 2010
 
Rereadings: Seventeen Writers Revisit Books They Love
3.74
liked it
None
May 22, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
The Amateur: An Independent Life of Letters
3.76
liked it
None
May 22, 2010
May 18, 2010
 
Dr. Bowdler's Legacy: A History of Expurgated Books in England and America
3.86
really liked it
None
Feb 27, 2009
Feb 27, 2009
 
A Voice from the Attic: Essays on the Art of Reading
4.12
really liked it
None
Feb 16, 2009
Feb 15, 2009
 
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
4.15
it was amazing
None
Sep 30, 2009
not set
Sep 29, 2009
 
The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everything Else
3.45
it was ok
None
Oct 31, 2010
Oct 04, 2010
 
A Novel Bookstore
3.52
liked it
None
Jun 10, 2011
Nov 02, 2010
 
The Merry Heart: Reflections on Reading Writing & the World of Books
4.19
it was amazing
None
Nov 10, 2011
Jul 25, 2011
 
Book by Book: Notes on Reading and Life
3.81
really liked it
None
Dec 31, 2008
Jan 01, 2009
 
Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World
3.95
really liked it
None
Aug 12, 2008
Aug 06, 2008
 
Howards End is on the Landing: A Year of Reading from Home
3.67
liked it
None
Jul 03, 2012
Jul 02, 2012
 
Libriomancer (Magic Ex Libris, #1)
3.81
liked it
None
Aug 12, 2012
Aug 10, 2012
 
Reflections: On the Magic of Writing
4.32
it was amazing
None
Sep 28, 2012
Sep 25, 2012
 
An Open Book: Chapters fom a Reader's Life
3.83
really liked it
None
Feb 05, 2013
Nov 24, 2012
 
My Life in Middlemarch
3.57
liked it
None
Jan 11, 2015
Dec 03, 2013
 
Incognito Street: How Travel Made Me a Writer
3.78
really liked it
None
May 19, 2014
Apr 23, 2014
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