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Casanova Was a Book Lover: and Other Naked Truths and Provocative Curiosities about the Writing, Selling, and Reading of Books

By: Hamilton, John Maxwell

Price: $7.82

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U. S. A., Penguin USA: 2001

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001549

ISBN: 0141002336

Condition: New with no dust jacket


Very Advance Praise for Casanova: "I laughed my head off. " Marie Antoinette. Abraham Lincoln said "Can't wait for the play!" Everyone knows which books people buy, but who knows which books people steal? In this irreverent analysis of the book industry, John Maxwelll Hamilton - a longtime journalist and public radio commentator - answers this question and many more, proving that the best way to study books is not to take them too seriously. He provides a rich history of the book - from the early day when monks laboriously hand-copied texts to the recent tidal wave of movie tie... View more info