The Resource Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda

Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda

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Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Title
Browsings
Title remainder
a year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dirda
Title variation
Year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares personal essays on diverse topics ranging from literary pets and cursive writing to book inscriptions and the pleasures of science fiction conventions
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Summary
A latest volume of writings by the Pulitzer Prize-winning critic and <i>Washington Post</i> columnist shares personal essays on diverse topics ranging from literary pets and cursive writing to book inscriptions and the pleasures of science-fiction conventions
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10435802
Cataloging source
BT
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Dirda, Michael
Dewey number
028/.9
Index
no index present
Literary form
essays
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True
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Books and reading
Target audience
adult
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a year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Label
Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Mr. Zinsser, I presume -- Style is the man -- Armchair adventures -- Bookish pets -- Paper -- This is a column -- Scribble, scribble -- Books on books -- Text mess -- Twilight of an author -- Spring book sales -- Memories of Marseille -- Hail to thee, blithe spirit! -- Synonym toast -- Cowboys and clubmen -- Grades -- Anglophilia -- After the golden age -- Anthologies and collections -- Rocky Mountain low -- The fugitive -- Hot enough for you? -- Wonder books -- Readercon -- Aurora -- Out of print -- Thrift stories -- Musical chairs -- The evidence in the (book) case -- Charlottesville -- Then and now -- Mencken day -- New and old -- Dirty pictures -- Going, going, gone -- Castles in space -- Waving, not drowning -- Oberlin -- Jacques Barzun, and others -- What's in a name? -- Language matters -- "I'm done" -- Poe and Baudelaire -- In praise of small presses -- Christmas reading -- Books for the holidays -- Let us now praise Dover Books -- A dreamer's tale -- Money -- Book projects -- Ending up -- A positively, final appearance -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781605988443
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Mr. Zinsser, I presume -- Style is the man -- Armchair adventures -- Bookish pets -- Paper -- This is a column -- Scribble, scribble -- Books on books -- Text mess -- Twilight of an author -- Spring book sales -- Memories of Marseille -- Hail to thee, blithe spirit! -- Synonym toast -- Cowboys and clubmen -- Grades -- Anglophilia -- After the golden age -- Anthologies and collections -- Rocky Mountain low -- The fugitive -- Hot enough for you? -- Wonder books -- Readercon -- Aurora -- Out of print -- Thrift stories -- Musical chairs -- The evidence in the (book) case -- Charlottesville -- Then and now -- Mencken day -- New and old -- Dirty pictures -- Going, going, gone -- Castles in space -- Waving, not drowning -- Oberlin -- Jacques Barzun, and others -- What's in a name? -- Language matters -- "I'm done" -- Poe and Baudelaire -- In praise of small presses -- Christmas reading -- Books for the holidays -- Let us now praise Dover Books -- A dreamer's tale -- Money -- Book projects -- Ending up -- A positively, final appearance -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781605988443
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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