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The Vanished Library. A Wonder of the Ancient World by Luciano Canfora
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Recommended to Snail in Danger (Sid) by: Greenblatt's The Swerve
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An interesting book. The first part is a history of the library of Alexandria, and the second part is a historiography of it — an examination of the sources, the conclusions that people have reached, and their validity.
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