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

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  • Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World (Harper Perennial) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Nicholas A Basbanes

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

    Trade paperback, Harper Perennial
    2006
    English
    Annotated.
    360 pages

    ISBN: 0060593245
    ISBN-13: 9780060593247

    Inspired by a landmark exhibition mounted by the British Museum in 1963 to celebrate five eventful centuries of the printed word, Nicholas A. Basbanes offers a lively consideration of writings that have "made things happen" in the world, works that have both nudged the course of history and fired the imagination of countless influential people. In his fifth work to examine a specific aspect of book culture, Basbanes also asks what we can know about such figures as John Milton, Isaac Newton, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John ... Show more

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