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Browsings

Michael Dirda

Browsings

a year of reading, collecting, and living with books

by Michael Dirda

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books and reading,
  • Large type books

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMichael Dirda
    SeriesThorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs, Thorndike Press large print biographies and memoirs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ1003 .D5753 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination351 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27197536M
    ISBN 101410485005
    ISBN 109781410485007
    LC Control Number2015029760
    OCLC/WorldCa961031095, 920454092

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    Maybe try something a little unusual, a little different. And then don't stop. Do it again, with a new book or an old author the following week. Go on--be bold, be insatiable, be restlessly, unashamedly promiscuous.” ― Michael Dirda, Browsings: A Year of Reading, Collecting and Living with Books. Funny and erudite, occasionally poignant or angry, Browsings is a celebration of the reading life, a fan's notes, and the perfect gift for any book lover. © Michael Dirda (P) Blackstone Audio, Inc.


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