By: Hamilton, John Maxwell
E Rutherford, New Jersey, U. S. A., Penguin USA: 2001
Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition
Seller ID: 001549
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...