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bookworm

A popular term for an inveterate, voracious, indiscriminate or “addicted” book reader.
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It really doesn't matter where this mysterious communion between the bibliophile and his beloved books take place -it can be anywhere from the most august London booksellers, such as Henry Sotheran or Maggs Bros Ltd or the discarded stack at a local library ('everything here pounds 1') the effect is always the same.
Some of the items on her wish list are sure to please the bibliophile on your holiday gift list.
A Phillis Wheatley just went for $20,000 at auction," says Blockson, author of Damn Rare: The Memoirs of an African-American Bibliophile (Temple University Press, October 1998, $24.
Accepting on her behalf will be Illinois bibliophile Jerry Spannraft, who will present the plaque to the Brookfield Zoo.
What you have done is taken a 19th century library system and brought it into the 20th century," mayor and bibliophile Richard Riordan said at a news conference announcing the new system.
PEKyN (CyHAN)- Bibliophiles in east China's Suzhou City have a welcome new addition to the retail landscape after Taiwanese Eslite Bookstore on Sunday opened its first mainland store.
In regards to data analysis, a mixed-methods approach is used via historical analysis based on primary and secondary sources to discern the racial ideologies and personal experiences of the bibliophiles wherein text network analysis is used to analyze the structure and configuration of their personal libraries.
THE RAIN No chance of the nation's bibliophiles making Hay while the sun shines then.
In this light-hearted guide for bibliophiles, art teacher Berthoud and writing teacher Elderkin, who together run a bibliotherapy service in London, recommend contemporary and classic novels to counteract a host of physical, emotional, and mental ailments, from hemorrhoids to cancer, and from vanity to 21st century malaise.
Dedicated bibliophiles and ardent book collectors will find "A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books" by Nicholas A.