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              Books by Alberto Manguel

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              All Men Are Liars
                

              All Men Are Liars (Paperback)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              Where can you find truth in a world that is so thoroughly ruled by lies? That is the question tackled by the investigation of a French journalist who endeavours to shed light on the enigma of an unexplained death: that of the Argentinian writer Alejandro Bevilacqua, found lying o...n the pavement underneath his balcony in Madrid in the mid-1970s.
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              ISBN 9781846881329
              Released NZ 16 May 2011
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Language (English)
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              Into the Looking Glass Wood: Essays on Words and the World
               

              Into the Looking Glass Wood: Essays on Words and the World (Paperback, New edition)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              In these essays, Alberto Manguel discusses the nature of books and literature as a moral imperative and explores the consequences of society's betrayal of its readers and writers. He covers writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Julio Cortazar and G.K. Chesterton, as well as Che Guev...ara and Goethe.
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              ISBN 9780747545934
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2000
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Bloomsbury paperbacks
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              The Library Book

              The Library Book (Hardback)

              By Schiff, Thomas R.; Manguel, Alberto

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              The Library Book beautifully captures the shifting architectural styles and missions of the library in sweeping 360-degree panoramas-from the very earliest American libraries to the modernist masterpieces of Louis I. Kahn and others.

              ISBN 9781597113748
              Released NZ 8 May 2017
              Publisher Misc - Alliance Distribution
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Homer'S the Iliad and the Odyssey: Books That Shook the World
               

              Homer'S the Iliad and the Odyssey: Books That Shook the World (Paperback)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              The stories of the Trojan war, of Helen of Troy - the face that launched a thousand ships, Achilles' heel, Jason and the Argonauts and Odysseus' quest are embedded stories in our culture, yet we often fail to recognise that they all spring from two sources: The Iliadand The Odyss...ey, and one blind poet: Homer.
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              ISBN 9781741149005
              Published NZ 1 Dec 2007
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Ten Books That Changed the World
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              In the Dutch Mountains
               

              In the Dutch Mountains (Paperback)

              By Nooteboom, Cees; Translated by Dixon, Adrienne; Introduction by Manguel, Alberto

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              An elegantly constructed story within a story, laced with the wit that characterises the work of this outstanding European writer.

              ISBN 9781782067191
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2013
              Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
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              Curiosity

              Curiosity (Hardback)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              An eclectic history of human curiosity, a great feast of ideas, and a memoir of a reading life from the internationally celebrated Alberto Manguel

              ISBN 9780300184785
              Released NZ 15 Apr 2015
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions

              Packing My Library: An Elegy and Ten Digressions (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              A best-selling author and world-renowned bibliophile reflects on his own library and champions the vital role of all libraries

              ISBN 9780300244526
              Released NZ 15 Jun 2019
              Publisher Yale University Press
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              Agua
               

              Agua (Paperback, New edition)

              Afterword by Manguel, Alberto ); By Berti, Eduardo; Translated by Cameron, Alexander; Buck, Paul; Afterword by Manguel, Alberto

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              A noble widow in decline, a will that is both cruel and impertinent, a pioneer of aviation, an epidemic and an unexpected ending; these are the ingredients of this novel in which the themes of love, revenge, humour, death and greed come together to form an almost arithmetic narra...tive.
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              ISBN 9781901285420
              Released NZ 27 Feb 2006
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Pushkin Modern Edition
              Language (English)
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              A Reading Diary: A Year Of Favourite Books
               

              A Reading Diary: A Year Of Favourite Books (Paperback, Main)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              A volume of notes, impressions of travel, of friends, of public and private events - elicited by the author's reading.

              ISBN 9781841958217
              Released NZ 27 Nov 2006
              Publisher Canongate Books Ltd
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              A History of Reading
               

              A History of Reading (Trade Paperback / Paperback, New edition)

              By Manguel, Alberto

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              This history of reading goes from the earliest examples of the clay tablets and cuneiform of ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt to today's digital revolution. It argues that it is the demands of the reader, acting alongside the will of the writer, that is the evolutionary motor of lit...erary genres.
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              ISBN 9780006546818
              Released NZ 26 Feb 1997
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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