Every Book Its Reader. The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World. Nicholas A. Basbanes.

Every Book Its Reader. The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World.

New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 2005. First Edition, copy #117 of 250 copies specially bound and inserted in a sllipcase and signed by the author, Nicholas A. Basbanes. Page size: 9 x 6-1/8 inches; 360pp; + 2pp. of Notes on Type and Colophon, which is where the author has signed the book, new. The fifth of Nicholas Basbanes' exploration of the world of books and bibliophiles, following A GENTLE MADNESS, PATIENCE AND FORTITUDE, AMONG THE GENTLY MAD, and A SPLENDOR OF LETTERS. Here Nicholas Basbanes explores the world of books that have "made things happen." He also takes the concept one step further profiling the the most articulate readers of our time - David McCullough, Harold Bloom, Robert Fagles, Robert Coles, Helen Vendler, Elaine Pagels, Daniel Aaron, Christoper Ricks, Matthew Bruccoli, and Peri Klass. A book to read and savor and dip into and re-read. Item #11195

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