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Everyone that's interested in history or being aware of what those in power do, at least. Read more
This book is just what I was looking for - a chronological overview of the history of libraries and collections that have been destroyed. Read morePublished 17 months ago by rkats
This is an amazingly ambitious project, documenting the history of the destruction of books. It spans from “ancient Iraq” (Sumer) around 4000 BC to the chaos and looting in Iraq in... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Mark Nenadov
I don't mean in any way to diminish the contents of this book or the quality of the writing by calling it a bathroom reader. Read morePublished on February 20, 2013 by eTilde
Sometimes the title of a book says a lot and, in this case, what you get is a lot of stories about the destructions of books from the beginnings of recorded history to the present... Read morePublished on April 15, 2012 by Timothy Haugh
This book is nicely written, comes in a pretty package, and the author comes across as learned and very devoted to his topic. Read morePublished on June 21, 2009 by Serious Fun
This book is an interesting, albeit horrifying, read. Though I do concur with points made by other reviewers that A) the book is brief and B) it is dry, I freely admit I was... Read morePublished on April 30, 2009 by Thomas Fortenberry