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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
Milton’s Shakespeare Was Just a Trans-Atlantic...
by Jon Hurdle and Jennifer Schuessler on September 20, 2019 at 4:43 am
A scholar in England suspected annotations in a First Folio at the Free Library of Philadelphia were John Milton’s, so he connected the dots with someone who had studied the work for a decade.
Ady Barkan Won’t Let Dying Stop His Activism
by Tim Arango on September 20, 2019 at 4:17 am
Democratic presidential candidates are flocking to California to meet Mr. Barkan, who is dying of A.L.S. But the sicker he gets, the more famous he becomes.
Read It Before You See It
by Tammy Tarng on September 20, 2019 at 4:11 am
With “Little Women,” “Watchmen” and other book adaptations heading to screens big and small, here are nine titles worth curling up with first.
11 New Books We Recommend This Week
on September 20, 2019 at 12:54 am
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Rock Star Patti Smith, Making Paris Swoon
by Maureen Dowd on September 19, 2019 at 9:56 pm
She is working toward a third act as a novelist, and her new book, “Year of the Monkey,” blends fact and fiction.