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The Quotable Book Lover

This collection of over five hundred quotations captures the wisdom and wit of the most insightful things ever said about books, spoken and written by such distinct legendary figures asAeschylusErnest HemingwayJohn RuskinWoody AllenThomas JeffersonCharles ScribnerMaya AngelouFranz KafkaGeorge Bernard ShawJane AustenHelen KellerWallace StevensFrancis BaconMalcolm XRobert Penn WarrenRalph WaldoEmerson GrouchoMarx WilliamCarlos WilliamsWilliam FaulknerJohn MiltonOprah WinfreyRobert FrostGeorge OrwellW.B. YeatsEncompassing the many facets of books and the pleasures and puzzlements they afford, "The Quotable Book Lover" includes chapters on writing, reading, and bookbinding, among others.With its wide range of commentary, this compilation will surely entertain and enlighten bibliophiles of all types.

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Format: Book
Title: The Quotable book lover / edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes.
Publisher Date: New York : Lyons Press, c1999.
Subject: Books and reading -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Isbn: 1558218823
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Call Number: 808.882 Quo
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Bib Id: 142198

Format: Book
Title: The Quotable book lover / edited by Ben Jacobs and Helena Hjalmarsson ; foreword by Nicholas A. Basbanes.
Publisher, Date: New York : Lyons Press, c1999.
Description: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.
Subjects: Books and reading -- Quotations, maxims, etc.
Other Author: Jacobs, Ben
Other Author: Hjalmarsson, Helena
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN: 99021694
ISBN: 1558218823
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 808.882 Quo