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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
Books of The Times: A Witty and Original Writer...
by PARUL SEHGAL on September 25, 2018 at 4:42 pm
In “Essayism,” Brian Dillon rhapsodizes over his favorite practitioners of the form, including Susan Sontag, Joan Didion and Montaigne. […]
New York Review of Books Acknowledges...
by JOHN WILLIAMS on September 25, 2018 at 4:36 pm
The review addressed the departure of its editor, Ian Buruma, who published an essay by a man lamenting his ostracism after sexual misconduct allegations. […]
Fiction: A Rifle-Wielding Nun, a Medical Student...
by ANTHONY MARRA on September 25, 2018 at 9:00 am
Daniel Mason is an old-fashioned storyteller, and “The Winter Soldier” — set in a remote hamlet on the Eastern Front — is tremendous fun. […]
New & Noteworthy
on September 25, 2018 at 9:00 am
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. […]
Nonfiction: Congressional Bloodshed: The Run-Up...
by DAVID S. REYNOLDS on September 24, 2018 at 7:00 pm
In “The Field of Blood,” Joanne Freeman documents the outlandish violence in Washington as the country was heading toward the deadliest American war. […]