A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books

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A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books - Basbanes, Nicholas A

The passion to possess books has never been more widespread than it is today; indeed, obsessive book collecting remains the only hobby to have a disease named after it. A Gentle Madness, finalist for the 1995 National Book Critics Circle award, is an adventure among the afflicted. Richly anecdotal and fully documented, it combines the perspective ...

A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books 1999, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805061765

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