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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
Profile: A South Carolina Judge Writes a Book...
by RALPH BLUMENTHAL on January 19, 2019 at 11:00 am
When Richard Gergel was assigned to the same courtroom as J. Waties Waring, he vowed to ensure that, as Martin Luther King Jr. said, Waring would “long be remembered.&rdquo […]
Editors’ Choice: 8 New Books We Recommend This...
on January 18, 2019 at 8:38 pm
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times. […]
The Book Review Podcast: A New Novel Conjures Liv...
on January 18, 2019 at 6:29 pm
A. O. Scott talks about Linn Ullmann’s new novel, and Judith Newman discusses new books about anxiety, mental illness and grief. […]
A Book Lover’s Haven Turns 100
by JENNIFER SCHUESSLER on January 18, 2019 at 6:27 pm
The Grolier Club, the nation’s oldest society of bibliophiles, just celebrated the centennial of its grand Manhattan home. Yes, there’s a secret staircase hidden in a bookshelf. No, do not use gloves in its library. […]
Inside the List: A Novelist Who’s Made a Career...
by EMILY EAKIN on January 18, 2019 at 4:54 pm
Marie Benedict writes books inspired by women whose achievements have been overlooked by history, including Einstein’s first wife and the film star and inventor Hedy Lamarr. […]