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Literary Life and Other Curiosities
     

Literary Life and Other Curiosities

by Robert Hendrickson
 

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In ten chapters that will endlessly entertain any aficionado of the printed word, The Literary Life and Other Curiosities presents an astonishing wealth of anecdotes, quotations, lists, poems, quizzes, and elerihews having to do with books and authors - and attendant phenomena like publishers and booksellers. The latest edition of this classic contains a new

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In ten chapters that will endlessly entertain any aficionado of the printed word, The Literary Life and Other Curiosities presents an astonishing wealth of anecdotes, quotations, lists, poems, quizzes, and elerihews having to do with books and authors - and attendant phenomena like publishers and booksellers. The latest edition of this classic contains a new chapter, "Of Editors & Agents," and revised and updated material throughout. Literary Life is, to quote the New York, "a wonderful divertissement."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156527873
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/1994
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
498
Product dimensions:
6.95(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.28(d)

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