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The Book on the Bookshelf by Henry Petroski

The Book on the Bookshelf

  • Paperback $16.95

    Sep 12, 2000 | 306 Pages

  • Ebook $15.99

    Dec 01, 2010 | 304 Pages

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"For anyone interested in the craft of reading, [this book] is a compulsive necessity." —The New York Times Book Review

"A fascinating history of two related common objects, impeccably documented and beautifully illustrated." —Civilization

"After reading this book, you will not look at a book or a bookshelf in the same way." —Seattle Times

"If ‘God is in the details,’ then those seeking God should read Petroski’s books." —Library Journal

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