Biblioholism: The Literary Addiction

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Fulcrum Publishing, 2001 - Humor - 223 pages
Have you ever ... Awakened, the morning after a book-buying spree, unable to remember how many books you bought or how much you spent? Been reprimanded or fired for reading on the job? Had to sit down with your family to discuss your book-buying and reading habits? You are not alone. Your complete recovery awaits you--just buy one more book!

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User Review  - LynnB - LibraryThing

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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User Review  - polywogg - LibraryThing

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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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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