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Travels in the Book World

Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone

St. Martin's Griffin

When Nancy Goldstone bought a vintage copy of "War and Peace" to win a birthday bet with co-author Larry, the couple began their journey into the world of book collecting, meeting a hilarious cast of eccentrics along the way. Part travel story, part love story, and part memoir, this book provides a delightful love letter to book lovers everywhere.

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"Charming."--The New York Times

"Their enthusiasm is everywhere infectious...delightful...the pages are radiant with a pervasive love of literature."--The Washington Times

"The authors' descriptions are evocative, their storytelling compassionate-- and frequently hilarious. A sort of Year in Provence for book lovers."--Kirkus Reviews

"Most books about books are as stuffy and musty as a 400-year-old binding, but the Goldstones' prose is as sprightly and readable as the 'modern firsts' they began to add to their collections. I read it in one sitting."--Rocky Mountain News

"An entertaining introduction to the world of book collecting."--Publishers Weekly

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone

  • Lawrence Goldstone and Nancy Goldstone are both successful novelists, Lawrence Goldstone having won a New American Writing Award for his first novel. The Goldstones live in Westport, Connecticut.
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Travels in the Book World

Lawrence and Nancy Goldstone

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