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Book is a set of written, printed, illustrated, or blank sheets, made of ink, paper, parchment, or other materials, fastened together to hinge at one side. A single sheet within a book is a leaf, and each side of a leaf is a page. A set of text-filled or illustrated pages produced in electronic format is known as an electronic book, or e-book.
Books may also refer to works of literature, or a main division of such a work. In library and information science, a book is called a monograph, to distinguish it from serial periodicals such as magazines, journals or newspapers. The body of all written works including books is literature. In novels and sometimes other types of books (for example, biographies). — Wikipedia
Junot Díaz Remains on Pulitzer Board After...
by JULIA JACOBS on November 17, 2018 at 1:53 pm
The Pulitzer Prize board said it “did not find evidence warranting removal” of Mr. Díaz after a five-month inquiry into sexual misconduct accusations. […]
Zhores Medvedev, 93, Dissident Scientist Who Felt...
by ROBERT D. McFADDEN on November 16, 2018 at 8:37 pm
A biologist and writer who dared to challenge Soviet pseudoscience, he was declared insane, confined to an institution and stripped of his citizenship. […]
William Goldman: What to Read by (and About) the...
by JASON BAILEY on November 16, 2018 at 7:22 pm
Goldman’s legacy would have been assured had he only written screenplays. But he was much more, not least a sharp-witted critic of the industries he knew best. […]
Like a Boss: Megan Abbott’s Work Diary: ‘My...
by ALEXANDRA ALTER on November 16, 2018 at 7:17 pm
The author of nine acclaimed novels, including “Give Me Your Hand” and “Dare Me,” is adapting four (four!) of them for TV. […]
Visuals: A ‘Lyricist of the Metal Nib’:...
by NICHOLSON BAKER on November 16, 2018 at 6:33 pm
In this excerpt from the introduction to a new edition of Saul Steinberg’s 1960 book, “The Labyrinth,” the novelist celebrates the artist as a “twirler of nonverbal non sequiturs.&rdquo […]