Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction

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Fulcrum Pub., 1991 - Humor - 179 pages
A humorous guide for book lovers discusses the nature of biblioholism, buying and collecting books, and appropriate places to read

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I enjoyed this book overall. It looks at the phenomenon of people being addicted to books: to buying them, owning them and/or reading them...not to mention burying or eating them. It is mostly funny ... Read full review

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PLOT OR PREMISE: A mixed-tone argument that you can be "addicted" to reading and owning books, with some examples of book hoarders from years-gone-by. . WHAT I LIKED: Read full review

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WEAKNESS OR DISEASE
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The HISTORY of the BOOK36
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Copyright

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About the author (1991)

Tom Raabe, a dedicated biblioholic, has taught Yankee sports to Australian high schoolers and worked for newpapers in Portland, Maine, and San Diego. In his book-free days, he was still able to travel and visited Indonesia, Singapore, India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey, and Europe. For the last few years he has worked as a freelance editor and writer in Denver.

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