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Questions > Does a 100 book collection count as a book? (resolved)

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Abcdarian | 19407 comments http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33...

Is this a valid entry? I found it under Alexander McCall Smith, who neither has a book in the collection nor edits for Everyman's. I added the list of actual books included -- and they are separate books, btw -- but wasn't about to add 100 author names, so if it is a valid title, what to do about the author/s? Thanks!


This Is Not The Michael You're Looking For | 949 comments Quite possibly. If Everyman's is actually selling this as a complete set and using that ISBN to designate the set, it is a valid entry. As for the authors, I think this is a case where it's just not worth adding them (the max authors is only about 30 anyway, so you could never add the whole list).


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Abcdarian | 19407 comments Great, thanks again!


message 4: by rivka, Librarian Moderator (new)

rivka | 35233 comments Mod
Is it valid? Yes.

Can we add all one hundred authors? I don't think it's possible, and I'm surely not volunteering, even if it were!

I vote for "Various" in this case.


message 5: by Abcdarian (new)

Abcdarian | 19407 comments Done.


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