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A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight. — Robertson Davies
The Evolution of the Book (Julie Dreyfuss, TED-Ed)
TED-Ed (YouTube Channel)
book : a set of written sheets of skin or paper or tablets of wood or ivory — Webster See also OneLook
Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords
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
Book (Encyclopædia Britannica)
Book History Resources (Society for the History of Authorship, Reading & Publishing)
9 Best Museums In The World For Book Lovers, Because There’s Nothing Like An Original Manuscript (JR Thorpe, Bustle)
The Library of Congress Center for the Book (Library of Congress)
DDC: 028 Books and Reading (Library Thing)
Subject: Books (Library Thing)
LCC: Z 4 Books (UPenn Online Books)
Subject: Books (UPenn Online Books)
LCC: Z 4 Books (Library of Congress)
Subject: Books (Library of Congress)
The best way to become acquainted with a subject is to write a book about it. — Benjamin Disraeli
MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources
Association of American Publishers
Booklist (American Library Association)
Books (New York Times)
Best Seller List (New York Times)
Books (National Public Radio)
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- Poem: The Life of Sun Raby Cedar Sigo and Anne Boyer on April 2, 2023 at 2:37 am
Cedar Sigo’s short poem creates tremendous effect in its few lines, finding a transcendent kinship with the jazz maestro.
- The Last Days of Beckett’s, a Smoky New York...by Alex Vadukul on April 1, 2023 at 9:00 am
They came. They drank. They staged plays and argued about Shakespeare. For dozens of up-and-coming writers, actors and artists, it was nice while it lasted.
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