PDF DOWNLOAD Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting æ Rob Kaplan


  • Hardcover
  • 252
  • Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting
  • Rob Kaplan
  • English
  • 21 June 2018
  • 9780609608524

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Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting Review Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free What really knocks me out is a book that when you're all done reading it you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours J D Salinger The Catcher in the Rye 1951 I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading Thomas B Macaulay Life 1876The love of books and the desire to speak and write of that love are as old as books themselves In fact they are even older than printed books All the glory of the world would be buried in oblivion unless God had provided mortals with the remedy of books wrote Richard de Bury in The Philobiblon The Love of Books which was completed in 1345 than a hundred years before Gutenberg printed his first BibleAnd in every generation since de Bury's there have been new voices expressing the pleasures they take in books and reading Speaking of Books contains hundreds of the best of those expressions entertaining and thought provoking uotations about the reading and enjoymen. This book is billed as a companion volume to the comprehensive Passion for Books which is compilation of essays on book love and collecting This book is actually a compilation of aphorisms on book love and collecting Many of the selected uotations are taken from longer essays that appear in A Passion for Books Those that are new are interesting enough though tread on familiar territory I will say I liked how the editors organized and arranged the uotes by thematic chapters and also appreciated how selected uotes also prompted the reader to see other uotes on subseuent and previous pages However this indexing was incomplete and seemed to be done at the whim of the editor rather than with any type of thoroughness or accuracy It was also the case that many of the uotes were merely attributed to an author while others came along with exact bibliographic information including when and where the uote was uttered Again there didn t seem to be rhyme or reason here as many of the uotes with mere authors might have been filled in with a bit of research I probably should blame myself for buying this book without looking at it carefully and I guess it was worth reading as I did get a couple leads from it in terms of articles to find and read in their entirety But if you are looking to read aphorisms I would suggest Bartlett s uotations before this volume Norse Mythology man in a garret with plenty of books than a king who did not love reading Thomas B Macaulay Life 1876The love of books and the desire to speak and write of that love are as old as books themselves In fact they are even older than printed books All the glory of the world would be buried in oblivion unless God had provided Mastering Manga 3: Power Up with Mark Crilley mortals with the remedy of books wrote Richard de Bury in The Philobiblon The Love of Books which was completed in 1345 than a hundred years before Gutenberg printed his first BibleAnd in every generation since de Bury's there have been new voices expressing the pleasures they take in books and reading Speaking of Books contains hundreds of the best of those expressions entertaining and thought provoking uotations about the reading and enjoymen. This book is billed as a companion volume to the comprehensive Passion for Books which is compilation of essays on book love and collecting This book is actually a compilation of aphorisms on book love and collecting Many of the selected uotations are taken from longer essays that appear in A Passion for Books Those that are new are interesting enough though tread on familiar territory I will say I liked how the editors organized and arranged the uotes by thematic chapters and also appreciated how selected uotes also prompted the reader to see other uotes on subseuent and previous pages However this indexing was incomplete and seemed to be done at the whim of the editor rather than with any type of thoroughness or accuracy It was also the case that 永遠の0 Eien No Zero many of the uotes were Broken Flowers: And Other Stairways to Heaven merely attributed to an author while others came along with exact bibliographic information including when and where the uote was uttered Again there didn t seem to be rhyme or reason here as Niedźwiedź w cieniu smoka many of the uotes with Wretched Chastity The Mail Order Brides of Boot Creek #1 mere authors Leading Snowflakes might have been filled in with a bit of research I probably should blame Fuehrer Directives and Other Top Level Directives of the German Armed Forces 1942 1945 myself for buying this book without looking at it carefully and I guess it was worth reading as I did get a couple leads from it in terms of articles to find and read in their entirety But if you are looking to read aphorisms I would suggest Bartlett s uotations before this volume

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Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting Review Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free T of not to mention obsession with books The collection includes examples of bibliophilia that range across the centuries and around the globe from ancient Chinese proverbs to Elizabeth Barrett Browning from the Bible to Woody Allen from Jane Austen to Mark Twain and from William Shakespeare to J D SalingerFilled with insight wisdom and humor Speaking of Books will be read with pleasure by everyone who believes as Thomas Carlyle did that of the things which man can do or make here below by far the most momentous wonderful and worthy are the things called books I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves Anna uindlen Enough Bookshelves New York Times August 7 1991 It was books that taught me that the things that torment me most were the very things that connected me with all the people who were alive or who had ever been alive James Baldwin in the New York Times Janua. The sort of thing you can thumb through Some great uotes but honestly it seems like nothing before 1995 or so Where are uotes from some of the well known authors like Stephen King James Patterson It s primarily classic authors or those that are considered literary Some favoritesThe books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame Oscar WildeThe library is the temple of learning and learning has liberated people than all the ways in history Carl RowanOne of the greatest gifts adults can give to their offspring and to their society is to read to children Carl SaganWhen we are collecting books we are collecting happiness Vincent StarrettI learnedthe lesson that nothing is so depressing as to spend one s life doing something in which one is not interested Most of us would rather be making a competence out of books than a fortune out of soap Geoffrey FaberThe weapon of the dictator is not so much propaganda as censorship Terence H ualter

Summary Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting

Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting Review Ô PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ry 1 1964 Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore Henry Ward Beecher Star Papers; or Experiences of Art and Nature 1855 What refuge is there for the victim who is oppressed with the feeling that there are a thousand new books he ought to read while life is only long enough for him to attempt to read a hundred Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr Over the Teacups 1891 I took a speed reading course where you run your finger down the middle of the page and was able to read War and Peace in twenty minutes It's about Russia Woody Allen in a letter by Phyllis Mindell to the New York Times September 3 1995 You may perhaps be brought to acknowledge that it is very well worthwhile to be tormented for two or three years of one's life for the sake of being able to read all the rest of it Jane Austen Northanger Abbey 1818 Book love I say again lasts throughout life it never flags or fails but like beauty itself is a joy for ever Holbrook Jackson The Anatomy of Bibliomania 19. although somewhat repetitive and even predictable the 700 plus uotationsobservations on the subjects of books and book collecting represented here were a pleasure to read


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    PDF DOWNLOAD Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting æ Rob Kaplan Rob Kaplan ´ 2 Review Summary Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting This book is billed as a companion volume to the comprehensive Passion for Books which is compilation of essays on book love and collecting This book is actually a compilation of aphorisms on book love and collec

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting æ Rob Kaplan Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Rob Kaplan Rob Kaplan ´ 2 Review The sort of thing you can thumb through Some great uotes but honestly it seems like nothing before 1995 or so Where are uotes from some of the well known authors like Stephen King? James Patterson? It's primarily classic

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    Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Rob Kaplan Rob Kaplan ´ 2 Review Summary Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting A very enjoyable collection of uotes about books and reading The editors did try to represent a broad range of topics related to reading I found myself jotting a few good uotes in my personal journal If you are a book lover you will want to buy this book Definitely a book to savor and take your time with it

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    PDF DOWNLOAD Speaking of Books The Best Things Ever Said About Books and Book Collecting æ Rob Kaplan Review ✓ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Rob Kaplan although somewhat repetitive and even predictable the 700 plus uotationsobservations on the subjects of books and book collecting represented here were a pleasure to read

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