Only in books: writers, readers & bibliophiles on their passion
In a world of CD-ROMs and the information superhighway, where librarians are "information retrieval scientists", Only in Books is a safehaven for those who seek refuge between the covers of books. A collection of over a thousand of the most quotable expressions on books and writing, this volume is perfect for those who live the life of the mind. From Woody Allen to Emile Zola, Herman Melville to Groucho Marx, Only in Books presents the best of what has been said and written about books.
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