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The pleasures of reading : a booklover's alphabet, Catherine Sheldrick Ross

Label
The pleasures of reading : a booklover's alphabet
Title
The pleasures of reading
Title remainder
a booklover's alphabet
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Based on years of ground-breaking research, this book supplies a look at the unique relationship between each text and the individual reader that results in a satisfying, pleasurable, and even life-changing reading experience"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The pleasures of reading : a booklover's alphabet, Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : 30 ways of looking at the reading experience -- A. ABC and counting books -- Alexia -- B. Bad reading -- Before reading -- Books about books and reading -- C. Changing lives -- D. Detective, mystery, and crime fiction -- E. E-reading -- F. Five-foot shelf of books -- G. Gothic -- H. Horror -- I. Important books versus indiscriminate reading -- J. Jackets and book covers -- K. Kindred readers -- L. Literary logrolling -- M. Marginalia -- N. Nonfiction -- O. Only the best -- P. Plots -- Q. Questions about reading -- R. Rags to riches -- Romance fiction -- S. Self-help -- T. Titles -- U. Unreadable books -- V. Vampires, zombies, and the undead -- W. Westerns -- X. X-traordinary readers -- Y. Year of reading -- Z. Z to A, A to Z reading
Control code
756577015
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 270 pages
Isbn
9781591586951
Lccn
2014008161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)756577015
Label
The pleasures of reading : a booklover's alphabet, Catherine Sheldrick Ross
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction : 30 ways of looking at the reading experience -- A. ABC and counting books -- Alexia -- B. Bad reading -- Before reading -- Books about books and reading -- C. Changing lives -- D. Detective, mystery, and crime fiction -- E. E-reading -- F. Five-foot shelf of books -- G. Gothic -- H. Horror -- I. Important books versus indiscriminate reading -- J. Jackets and book covers -- K. Kindred readers -- L. Literary logrolling -- M. Marginalia -- N. Nonfiction -- O. Only the best -- P. Plots -- Q. Questions about reading -- R. Rags to riches -- Romance fiction -- S. Self-help -- T. Titles -- U. Unreadable books -- V. Vampires, zombies, and the undead -- W. Westerns -- X. X-traordinary readers -- Y. Year of reading -- Z. Z to A, A to Z reading
Control code
756577015
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 270 pages
Isbn
9781591586951
Lccn
2014008161
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)756577015

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