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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
At a Rare Book Fair, the Prices Are Steep but the...
by JOHN WILLIAMS on March 19, 2019 at 4:20 pm
A tour of the recent annual installment of the New York International Antiquarian Book Fair. […]
What I Love: A Cliché Harlan Coben Couldn’t...
by JOANNE KAUFMAN on March 19, 2019 at 9:01 am
For the best-selling author of thrillers, buying a spooky old Victorian seemed a little too on the nose. But he did it anyway. […]
Nonfiction: The Complex Literary Friendship...
by ZINZI CLEMMONS on March 19, 2019 at 9:00 am
In “Zora and Langston,” Yuval Taylor revisits the relationship that laid much of the groundwork for black American literature in the 20th century. […]
New & Noteworthy
on March 19, 2019 at 9:00 am
A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. […]
Front Burner: Savory, Sweet and Everything...
by FLORENCE FABRICANT on March 18, 2019 at 11:05 pm
A new book gives an alphabetical rundown, with recipes, of the foods most beloved by Jewish-Americans. […]