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Fahrenheit 451 - Ray Bradbury

Author: Ray Bradbury
Edition: 50th Anniversary Edition, Harper Voyager, 2008
Genre: Science Fiction, Classics
Pages: 211
Star Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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…that my recent purchase was books about books!

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Gutenberg's Apprentice - Alix Christie

The Man

His press

To the victor the spoils they say, and in terms of historical reputation, Johannes Gutenberg was the conqueror.  Inventor of the first moveable type printing press and publisher of the first book – the Gutenberg Bible – or so established history would have me believe.   592 more words


"Eine Bibliothek der Weltliteratur" by Hermann Hesse

Quite in the same way as I did not expect Kant to be amusing, I certainly did not expect Hermann Hesse to be this… approachable. Yet again I seem to have dived into someone’s body of work without beforehand reading anything about them. 152 more words


The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

My most recent read was a nice little fluff book that is perfect for a beach read. The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan has it all.It has romance, a little betrayal, the most adorable way to show love, beautiful settings, and above all… someone who loves books as much as I do. 185 more words

"The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin

“Why is any one book different from any other book? They are different, A.J. decides, because they are. We have to look inside many. We have to believe.

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On the Reading of Books About Books

When I’m not reading books, I’m reading books about books. Ditto books about or featuring librarians, the history of books and reading, book making (not as in gambling, only because I don’t have the money because I spend it on books), book art, book cover art, paper making, and anything even remotely connected to the subject of books.  776 more words