Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions

Author(s): Alberto Manguel

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A bestselling author and world-renowned bibliophile meditates on his vast personal library and champions the vital role of all libraries.


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Alberto Manguel is a writer, translator, editor, and critic, but would rather define himself as a reader and a lover of books. Born in Buenos Aires, he has since resided in Israel, Argentina, Europe, the South Pacific, and Canada. He is now the director of the National Library of Argentina.

General Fields

  • : 9780300219333
  • : Yale University Press
  • : Yale University Press
  • : March 2018
  • : 197mm X 127mm X 17mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alberto Manguel
  • : Hardback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 028.9
  • : 160