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The History of Reading

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This study of the history of reading goes from the earliest examples of the clay tablets and cuneiform of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt via the ... Show synopsis

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  • A History of Reading (Vintage Books Canada) – Trade paperback (1998)
    by Manguel, Alberto Manguel

    A History of Reading
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    Trade paperback, Vintage Books Canada
    1998
    English
    384 pages

    ISBN: 0676970222
    ISBN-13: 9780676970227

    In this marvelous book, acclaimed around the world, Alberto Manguel takes us on a fascinating exploration of what it means to be a reader of books. "A History of Reading" is a brilliant reminder of why we cherish the act of reading--despite distractions throughout the ages, from the Inquisition to the lures of cyberspace. He shows us what happens when we read; who we become; and how reading teaches us how to live. He reminds us that we live in books as well as among them--how we find our own stories in books, and traces of ... Show more

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