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Novels about people who love books


Seemingly by chance, I have been reading a succession of books about people who love books. The first one was suggested by a co-worker when we found we both liked Umberto Eco (author of┬áThe Name of the Rose). This book … Continue reading

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Best Books for Middle School and Junior High Readers by John Gillespie and Catherine Barr


this very useful book is the Supplement to the First Edition. It covers “more than 2,600 titles published from early 2004 to early 2006, most of which have been recommended in at least two sources” (back cover). It includes both … Continue reading

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