50 Things to Do with a Book: (Now That Reading Is Dead) (Hardcover)

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In a world where reading is reportedly dead, renowned humorist, illustrator, and New Yorker contributor Bruce McCall offers 50 inventive, outlandish, and wickedly entertaining things to do with all those excess books in 50 Things to Do with a Book. From starting a band, building a stairway to paradise, and saving your town from a flood to improving your marriage, entertaining guests, or killing a mockingbird, the options presented in 50 Things to Do with a Book are brilliant, visionary, ironic, and absurd.

Praise For…


“Bruce McCall, whose satire in The New Yorker is always entertaining, has outdone himself.”
-Boston Globe

“...revelatory in its demonstration of just how many purposes a book might have.”
-Los Angeles Times, Jacket Copy Blog

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061703669
Publisher: It Books
Publication Date: November 1st, 2009
Pages: 112