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review The Groaning Shelf Ï eBook or Kindle ePUB Ã Notes from a bibliophile on the romance of book collecting the beauty of dust jackets the lure of rare and first editions the art of browsing in second hand bookshops the bibliomania of book thieves movies about books the inner life of a reader the pleasures of bibliophily and of coNotes from a bibliophile on the romance of book collecting the beauty of dust jackets the lure of rare and first editions the art of browsing in second hand bookshops the bibliomania of book thieves movies about books the inner life of a reader the pleasures of bibliophily and of course favouritesThe delightful genre of books about books which looks at the book as physical object as a. Loved this book And it has absolutely nothing to do with Pradeep s skills as a writer he has a pleasant conversational style though I love reading about reading and the many interesting chapters on varied aspects of reading and bibliophile made this a very rewarding experience Covering everything from books on book collectingrare books to book covers illustrations one book geniuses etc I enjoyed this as much for the actual content as to the number of updates I made to my list of must r Loved this book And it has absolutely nothing to do with Pradeep s skills as a writer he has a pleasant conversational style though I love reading about reading and the many interesting chapters on varied aspects of reading and bibliophile made this a very rewarding experience Covering everything from books on book collectingrare books to book covers illustrations one book geniuses etc I enjoyed this as much for the actual content as to the number of updates I made to my list of must read books This is a must read for book lovers and lovers of those who like reading about reading

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E last hour getting the books down and now they are everywhere in the apartment on the floor in boxes even on the bed What I am looking forward to is the putting back you remove them in haste but you labour over the rearrangement That familiar moment Walter Benjamin speaks of in Unpacking my Library when the books are not yet on the shelves not yet touched by the mild boredom of order. laughseriousnessangerpity all these emotion inside a book about bookswell one thing i uite notices that the author always represents most of his bibliophile friends as she so i thought there are may beshe readers than heapart from that this book is like a treasure house of every thing about booksbeing a slow reader few years ago when i bought the book out of curiosity started reading and left it due to slownessagain a month ago i had somewhat interest in this book and started laughseriousnessangerpity all these emotion inside a book about bookswell one thing i uite notices that the author always represents most of his bibliophile friends as she so i thought there are may beshe readers than heapart from that this book is like a treasure house of every thing about booksbeing a slow reader few years ago when i bought the book out of curiosity started reading and left it due to slownessagain a month ago i had somewhat interest in this book and started reading it again from the beginningi am now so great full to have read itthe author takes you from various authors to bibliophiles to bibliomaniafrom out of print to limited editions and so on so forth until now i was not aware of the history or current condition about the booksit is so reviving to get all the information even though it is hard to remember all the personalities and books from the book and all the research done by the fellow country man Pradeep on booksas i took the leap deep in to the book i met Salinger and i am uite fascinated by himnot to forget other authors and their works which i cannot remember nowif you need to know anythingits hard for me to explain and i suggest it is better for you read the book yourself

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The Groaning ShelfCrafted work of art where its bibliographical aspects binding typography edition condition rarity matter as much as the literary content inside has seldom been explored in Indian writing with the cultic devotion displayed over these little essays that capture the drama of bookish obsession the joys and snares of the bookish life and the gentle madness that is book loveI have spent th. If you love for books is faltering or you just want to get started this is a great place to start with a brand new obsession