A History of Reading

A History of Reading

Alberto Manguel


At one magical fast on your early formative years, the page of a book—that string of burdened, alien ciphers—shivered into which means, and at that moment, whole universes opened. You grew to become, irrevocably, a reader. famous essayist and editor Alberto Manguel moves from this crucial second to discover the six-thousand-year-old dialog among words and that hero with no whom the ebook will be a lifeless item: the reader. Manguel brilliantly covers reading as seduction, as uprising, and as obsession and is going directly to hint the quirky and fascinating history of the reader’s growth from clay capsule to scroll, codex to CD-ROM.

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