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The Resource Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda

Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda

Label
Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Title
Browsings
Title remainder
a year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Statement of responsibility
Michael Dirda
Title variation
Year of reading, collecting, and living with books
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author shares personal essays on diverse topics ranging from literary pets and cursive writing to book inscriptions and the pleasures of science fiction conventions
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Dirda, Michael
Dewey number
028/.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z1003
LC item number
.D5752 2015
Literary form
essays
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dirda, Michael
  • Books and reading
Label
Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223113374947
  • 31223113374921
  • 31223113374954
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mr. Zinsser, I presume -- Style is the man -- Armchair adventures -- Bookish pets -- Paper -- This is a column -- Scribble, scribble -- Books on books -- Text mess -- Twilight of an author -- Spring book sales -- Memories of Marseille -- Hail to thee, blithe spirit! -- Synonym toast -- Cowboys and clubmen -- Grades -- Anglophilia -- After the golden age -- Anthologies and collections -- Rocky Mountain low -- The fugitive -- Hot enough for you? -- Wonder books -- Readercon -- Aurora -- Out of print -- Thrift stories -- Musical chairs -- The evidence in the (book) case -- Charlottesville -- Then and now -- Mencken day -- New and old -- Dirty pictures -- Going, going, gone -- Castles in space -- Waving, not drowning -- Oberlin -- Jacques Barzun, and others -- What's in a name? -- Language matters -- "I'm done" -- Poe and Baudelaire -- In praise of small presses -- Christmas reading -- Books for the holidays -- Let us now praise Dover Books -- A dreamer's tale -- Money -- Book projects -- Ending up -- A positively, final appearance -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781605988443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 892878936
  • (OCoLC)892878936
Label
Browsings : a year of reading, collecting, and living with books, Michael Dirda
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223113374947
  • 31223113374921
  • 31223113374954
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mr. Zinsser, I presume -- Style is the man -- Armchair adventures -- Bookish pets -- Paper -- This is a column -- Scribble, scribble -- Books on books -- Text mess -- Twilight of an author -- Spring book sales -- Memories of Marseille -- Hail to thee, blithe spirit! -- Synonym toast -- Cowboys and clubmen -- Grades -- Anglophilia -- After the golden age -- Anthologies and collections -- Rocky Mountain low -- The fugitive -- Hot enough for you? -- Wonder books -- Readercon -- Aurora -- Out of print -- Thrift stories -- Musical chairs -- The evidence in the (book) case -- Charlottesville -- Then and now -- Mencken day -- New and old -- Dirty pictures -- Going, going, gone -- Castles in space -- Waving, not drowning -- Oberlin -- Jacques Barzun, and others -- What's in a name? -- Language matters -- "I'm done" -- Poe and Baudelaire -- In praise of small presses -- Christmas reading -- Books for the holidays -- Let us now praise Dover Books -- A dreamer's tale -- Money -- Book projects -- Ending up -- A positively, final appearance -- Afterword
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Pegasus books cloth edition.
Extent
x, 246 pages
Isbn
9781605988443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 892878936
  • (OCoLC)892878936

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