9780670025824

One for the Books

Joe Queenan

ISBN 10: 0670025828 / 0-670-02582-8
ISBN 13: 9780670025824
Publisher: Viking Books
Publication Date: 2013-07-24
Binding: Hardcover
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Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate, spending a year reading books he picked with his eyes closed. In One for the Books, Queenan tries to come to terms with his own eccentric reading stylehow many more books will he have time to read in his lifetime? Why does he refuse to read books hailed by reviewers as astonishing? Why does he refuse to lend out books? Will he ever buy an e-book? Why does he habitually read thirty to forty books simultaneously? Why are there so many people to whom the above questions do not even matterand what do they read? Acerbically funny yet passionate and oddly affectionate, One for the Books is a reading experience that true book lovers will find unforgettable.


 

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Book Description: Penguin Putnam Inc, United States, 2012. Hardback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 147 mm. Brand New Book. One of America s leading humorists and author of the bestseller Closing Time examines his own obsession with books Joe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate, spending a year reading books he picked with his eyes closed. In One for the Books, Queenan tries to come to terms with his own eccentric reading style--how many more books will he have time to read in his lifetime? Why does he refuse to read books hailed by reviewers as astonishing ? Why does he refuse to lend out books? Will he ever buy an e-book? Why does he habitually read thirty to forty books simultaneously? Why are there so many people to whom the above questions do not even matter--and what do they read? Acerbically funny yet passionate and oddly affectionate, One for the Books is a reading experience that true book lovers will find unforgettable. Bookseller Inventory # AAB9780670025824

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Book Description: Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Hardcover. One of Americas leading humorists and author of the bestseller Closing Time examines his own obsession with booksJoe Queenan became a voracious reader as a means of escape from a joyless childhood in a Philadelphia housing project. In the years since then he has dedicated himself to an assortment of idiosyncratic reading challenges: spending a year reading only short books, spending a year reading books he always suspected he would hate, spending a year reading books he picked with his eyes closed. In One for the Books, Queenan tries to come to terms with his own eccentric reading stylehow many more books will he have time to read in his lifetime Why does he refuse to read books hailed by reviewers as astonishing Why does he refuse to lend out books Will he ever buy an e-book Why does he habitually read thirty to forty books simultaneously Why are there so many people to whom the above questions do not even matterand what do they read Acerbically funny yet passionate and oddly affectionate, One for the Books is a reading experience that true book lovers will find unforgettable. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN, Momence,IL, Commerce,GA. book. Bookseller Inventory # 9780670025824

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