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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
Grief and Geology Both Take Time in ‘The Book...
by Parul Sehgal on September 22, 2020 at 9:24 pm
When the anthropologist Hugh Raffles lost two sisters within months, he looked to rocks and stones for a sense of perspective and stability.
Ayad Akhtar on Truth and Fiction
on September 22, 2020 at 5:49 pm
Akhtar discusses “Homeland Elegies” and Marc Lacey talks about “Cry Havoc,” by Michael Signer, and “The Violence Inside Us,” by Chris Murphy.
New & Noteworthy Poetry, From the Ancient Greeks...
on September 22, 2020 at 12:39 pm
A selection of recent poetry releases; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading.
‘Conditional Citizens,’ by Laila Lalami: An...
on September 22, 2020 at 9:01 am
An excerpt from “Conditional Citizens,” by Laila Lalami
The Rivalry That Forged the Cold War
by Rajan Menon on September 22, 2020 at 9:00 am
Tim Weiner’s “The Folly and the Glory” traces hostilities between Russia and the United States across 75 years.