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A Reader on Reading Hardcover – 30 Mar 2010

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  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Yale University Press; 1st edition edition (30 Mar. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 030015982X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0300159820
  • Product Dimensions: 24 x 16.5 x 2.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,066,693 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'[A Reader on Reading] is an invitation to readers to enter into a world of wonders.' --Iain Finlayson, The Times

About the Author

Internationally acclaimed as an anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist, and editor, Alberto Manguel is the best-selling author of several award-winning books, including 'A Dictionary of Imaginary Places', 'A History of Reading', 'With Borges', and 'Reading Pictures' (Finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction). He was born in Buenos Aires, moved to Canada in 1982, and now lives in France, where he was named an Officer of the Order for Arts and Letters. His most recent book is 'The Library at Night', also published by Yale University Press.


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