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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
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Fiction: She Dared to Write Poetry About Sex....
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Bill Cunningham Left Behind a Secret Memoir
by MATTHEW SCHNEIER on March 21, 2018 at 5:50 pm
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Books of The Times: A Chinese Revolutionary,...
by JENNIFER SZALAI on March 21, 2018 at 4:18 pm
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Wolfgang Tillmans Explores the Role of Art in a...
by ANNA CODREA-RADO on March 21, 2018 at 1:48 pm
The German photographer, as guest editor of a prestigious annual collection of essays, considers the increasing rejection of facts in political and social discourse. […]