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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
Why the New York Public Library Has 7 Floors of...
by WINNIE HU on May 20, 2019 at 9:00 am
In Midtown Manhattan, space is prized. But stacks at the library’s main branch are empty because officials say the space cannot protect irreplaceable books from the elements and theft. […]
Stuff Your ‘Rules’
by TAFFY BRODESSER-AKNER on May 18, 2019 at 6:03 pm
“The Rules” taught us how to deform ourselves to nab a husband. But what would we do once we had him? […]
Hannibal Lecter’s Creator Cooks Up Something...
by ALEXANDRA ALTER on May 18, 2019 at 9:00 am
The “Silence of the Lambs” author Thomas Harris, overshadowed by the cannibal he invented, has kept a low profile for over 40 years. […]
Fiction: An American Pilot, a Muslim Teenager and...
by KARAN MAHAJAN on May 18, 2019 at 9:00 am
“Red Birds,” a new novel by the Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif, satirizes America’s never-ending military conflicts in the Middle East. […]
Nonfiction: The First Presidential Impeachment
by CHRIS HAYES on May 18, 2019 at 9:00 am
Brenda Wineapple’s “The Impeachers” is a revealing history of the trial of Andrew Johnson in 1868. […]