The Resource Casanova was a book lover : and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books, John Maxwell Hamilton

Casanova was a book lover : and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books, John Maxwell Hamilton

Label
Casanova was a book lover : and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books
Title
Casanova was a book lover
Title remainder
and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books
Statement of responsibility
John Maxwell Hamilton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Everyone knows which books people buy; they can just look at the best-seller lists. But who knows which books people steal? Who, for that matter, knows that authors ruin the book market by writing too much? Or why book critics are not critical? Or why librarians need to throw out more books? Who, indeed, knows the answer to that all-important question in our democracy: should presidents and presidential candidates write books? (The answer is no.) In this irreverent analysis of the book industry, John Maxwell Hamilton a longtime journalist and public radio commentator answers these question
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
028/.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003
LC item number
.H194 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Casanova was a book lover : and other naked truths and provocative curiosities about the writing, selling, and reading of books, John Maxwell Hamilton
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's warning -- An introduction to the proper study of mankind -- T. Roger Claypool's fish store -- The art of marketing -- Artless thank-yous -- A guide to good book behavior -- Inglorious employment -- Literary luck -- Best stolen books -- Dear Mr. Politician: please don't write -- The universal library -- Book promotion: the business established by the author of our nature -- Self-publishing: the American dream -- Four bad mistakes about editing errors
Control code
ocn663111291
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 351 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807142394
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
d65bab1c-e49e-490d-bf85-5e8c08f22299
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35713173
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)663111291
  • pebcs0807137685

Library Locations

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