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It was a really good read. I'm not a huge fan of memoirs, but you really get to know Mr. King through this slim, but expansive, self-history, and come to recognize the things you... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Notebooker
Stick with it and you'll find this book extremely rewarding, particularly if you're existentially inclined. It's brilliant. I wouldn't be without it. Read morePublished on February 8, 2013 by Highly selective
Great book. I loved it all the way until the end...then the tone of the book changed, and I wanted it to stay as it was. Fascinating read.Published on February 15, 2010 by She's crafty
The appeal lies in the forceful honesty William Davies King applies to his compulsive collecting of worthless objects - and in the frank interest those worthless collections draw... Read morePublished on February 8, 2010 by BrightSky9
I got this for my husband who is a non-fiction reader only. He is really enjoying this book. Its not just a surface story. I haven't read it yet... Read morePublished on January 10, 2010 by ngwin
I LOVED this book from page one. One measure of a book is whether the reader sees some of himself. I saw more than I wanted to! Read morePublished on July 28, 2009 by Jim Linderman
I picked up this book because it has such wonderful reviews and I was looking for a good memoir to read. Read morePublished on June 17, 2009 by A. Lipsky
This book seemed to speak to my own personal history as a collector. What is the significance of the insignificant? My own collecting habits are gleaming under his illuminations. Read morePublished on May 28, 2009 by Charles and Janet Lewallen