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I have had a bookshop since 1977.
Great read for anyone who loves books
A rambling abortion of a book. First let me say I love books about books, book stores, author biographies.. the works. So I was super stoked to read this one. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Clev Landers
I am a book lover but I also love the business of used and rare books. I thoroughly enjoyed McMurtry's travels through the rare book world and the encounters with the sometimes... Read morePublished 18 months ago by DENNIS R PORTER
This book has been so useful to me as I research and record the life of an old school Bookman in Houston Texas- C Dorman David. Read morePublished 21 months ago by slips65
"My Library Were Dukedom Large Enough" (Prospero, Tempest, Act. 1 Sc. ii)
"Books", Larry McMurtry's 2008 Memoir, serves up 109 vignettes drawn from his life as a... Read more
McMurtry's memoir reads as a surprise--at least to me. I suppose all authors read and collect books to some degee but to discover that an author who has written as if he's on the... Read morePublished on November 17, 2012 by T. M. Johnson
Have no doubt, this is a good read. Many reviews are mistakenly under the impression that here is a memoir about Larry's life. Not so! Read morePublished on August 28, 2012 by Fausto Chavez
McMurtry's "Books" is a quirky little memoir that mainly focuse on his life as a bookseller. It's a quick read and bound to entertain anyone that has ever shopped in, or worked at,... Read morePublished on April 25, 2012 by Donald E. Gilliland