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from Hesperus Pr (December 6, 2011)
9781843916185 | details & prices | 94 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $12.95
About: The only available edition of a collection of essays celebrating the ever-popular pastime of reading and storytelling, from one of the 20th century's greatest literary figures"Here, then, very briefly and with inevitable simplification, an attempt is made to show the mind at work upon a shelf full of novels and to watch it as it chooses and rejects, making itself a dwelling-place in accordance with its own appetites.