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A love letter to the joys of childhood reading from Wonderland to Narnia.'Passionate, witty, informed, and gloriously opinionated' Jacqueline Wilson'I...
100 books that changed the world
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A chronological survey of the world's most influential books. Many books have become classics, must-reads or overnight publishing sensations, but ho...

The gifts of reading
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From the bestselling author of UNDERLAND, THE OLD WAYS and THE LOST WORDS - an essay on the joy of reading, for anyone who has ever loved a bookEvery ...
Packing my library
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In June 2015 Alberto Manguel prepared to leave his centuries-old village home in France's Loire Valley and reestablish himself in a one-bedroom apartment on Manhattan's Upper West Side. Packing up his enormous, 35,000-volume personal library, choosing which books to keep, store, or cast out, Manguel found himself in deep reverie on the nature of re

A book of book lists
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This is a book of book lists. Lists that make you smile, make you wonder, and see titles together in entirely new ways. From Bin Laden's bookshelf to ...
Not to read
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Over the course of the chronicles and literary essays that make up this volume, Alejandro Zambra outlines his own particular theory of reading. Whethe...

Free Technology for Libraries. Volume 3
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Libraries are perpetually faced with the challenge of balancing ever-shrinking budgets while steadily improving library services. One way to meet tha...
Reading allowed
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'Paling's deftly drawn vignettes are frequently funny, sometimes sad and occasionally troubling . . . Borrow a copy from your local library, if you st...

The hidden adult
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What exactly is a children's book? How is children's literature defined as a genre? A leading scholar presents close readings of six classic stories t...
So you think you're a bookworm?
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From The Book Thief and The Binger to The Scholar and The Sci-Fi Lover - read all about over 20 different types of bookworm. Ever find yourself mainl...

Pen in hand
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How can other people like the books we don't like? What benefit can we get from rereading a work? Can we read better? If so, how? These and many other questions, ranging from the field of writing to that of reading and translation, are given a comprehensive answer in a series of stimulating and challenging literary essays that will be a perfect rea
The happy reader. Issue 13
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For avid readers and the uninitiated alike, this is a chance to reengage with classic literature and to stay inspired and entertained.The concept of t...

Girl with dove
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'The word mesmerising is frequently applied to memoirs, but seldom as deservedly as in the case of Girl With Dove' Financial Times'Reading is a form...
Packing my library
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BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role ...

The stuff of bits
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An argument that the material arrangements of information-how it is represented and interpreted-matter significantly for our experience of information...
What is the history of the book?
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This text introduces the fast-developing field of book history. James Raven, a leading historian of the book, offers a fresh and accessible guide to the global study of the production, dissemination and reception of written and printed texts across all societies and in all ages. Students, teachers, researchers and general readers will benefit from

A library miscellany
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What can be found in the Vatican's Secret Archive? How many books did Charles Darwin's library aboard the Beagle hold? Which library is home to a colo...
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Searching for perfect book lovers gifts? Rejoice! Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany, is a love letter to all things bookish. Author Jane Mount br...

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When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up new worlds and cast light on all the complexities she encountered in this one. No wonder she only left the house for her weekly trip to the library or to spend her pocket money on amassing her own at home. In this book, Lucy revisits her childhood reading with wit, love and gratit
The lessons learned handbook
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The phrase lessons learned? is such a common one, yet people struggle with developing effective lessons learned approaches. The Lessons Learned Handb...