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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
Newsbook: Amid California Forest Fires, 3 Books...
by CONCEPCIÓN DE LEÓN on December 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm
These books explore historical fires and the lives they have touched. […]
What Is Your Choice for Word of the Year?
by JENNIFER SCHUESSLER on December 15, 2017 at 10:58 pm
Oxford Dictionaries chose “youthquake” as the international Word of the Year, which has some people scratching their heads. Do you have a better idea? […]
Model, Countess, Author, Spy: Aline Griffith Is...
by SAM ROBERTS on December 15, 2017 at 10:39 pm
An American espionage agent in Madrid in World War II, she went on to recount daring adventures (embroidered or not) in a raft of books. […]
The Book Review Podcast: Mary Beard on...
on December 15, 2017 at 9:04 pm
Beard discusses her new manifesto, and Hillary Chute talks about “Why Comics? From Underground to Everywhere.&rdquo […]
Children’s Books: Live Art With Children’s...
on December 15, 2017 at 7:52 pm
Visual artists have always had an important place in children’s literature. Watch leading children’s books illustrators draw, paint, collage and discuss books with The Times’s children’s books editor, Maria Russo. […]