Books on Books, General
A History of Reading
Hardcover ISBN: 0670843024
A history of reading presents tales of book thieves, book burners, censors, anarchists, women of eleventh century Japan who had to invent their own reading material, and African-American slaves who were forbidden to read under penalty of death. 20,000 first printing. $20,000 ad/promo.
The Seuss, the Whole Seuss and Nothing but the Seuss
A Visual Biography of Theodor Seuss Geisel
1st Edition Hardcover ISBN: 0375822488
Highlighting some of Dr. Seuss's lesser known works, the author offers insights into the imaginative and creative processes of a very private man and one of the twentieth century's most original artists.
The New Lifetime Reading Plan
Hardcover ISBN: 0062702084
Contains abstracts of 133 authors and books important in world literature. Entries include the works of such notables as Homer, Sophocles, Confucius, Plato, Omar Khayyam, Dante Aligheri, Niccolo Machiavelli, Shakespeare, Galileo, Johnathan Swift, Goethe, Jane Austen, Alexis de Tocqueville, the Brontd sisters, Karl Marx, Emily Dickinson, Freud, Kafka, Mishima Yukio, R. K. Narayan, Albert Camus, and Chinua Achebe. Also included are 100 brief annotations of prominent 20th-century authors. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
The Smithsonian Book of Books
Hardcover ISBN: 089599030x
Presents the history, the art, and the influence of books through all ages and cultures, revisiting the great works of religion, science, and literature and touching on the histories of book making, book selling, and book illustration.