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mayhap

I read compulsively, eclectically and fannishly.

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Quand un roi perd la France (Les rois maudits, #7)
Maurice Druon
Antigones
George Steiner
The Captive & The Fugitive
Marcel Proust, C.K. Scott Moncrieff, Terence Kilmartin, D.J. Enright
The Nature of the Book: Print and Knowledge in the Making - Adrian Johns This lengthy and discursive tome is certainly an effective corrective to a facile schema of the history of the written word, where modern print culture is envisioned arising from the invention of the Gutenberg press like Botticelli's Venus and contrasted with the most ridiculous and over the top caricature of manuscript culture imaginable. The actual story of print culture in early modern England is vastly more contingent and idiosyncratic, and this account is densely fascinating.