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Alberto Manguel

Internationally acclaimed as an anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist and editor, Alberto Manguel is the bestselling author of several award-winning books, including A Dictionary of Imaginary Places and A History of Reading. He was born in Buenos Aires, moved to Canada in 1982 and now lives in France, where he was named an Officer of the Order of Arts and Letters.

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Bulfinch's Mythology
Written by Thomas Bulfinch, Foreword by Alberto Manguel
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | August 1998
$19.95/24.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-75147-9 (0-375-75147-5)

For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity; Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths; and the age of chivalry have been known.
        The stories are divided into three sections: The Age... Read more






Reading Pictures
Written by Alberto Manguel
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2002
$19.00/(Canada) | 978-0-375-75922-2 (0-375-75922-0)

This profoundly illuminating, entertaining book could well change the way we "read" the visual world around us, and certainly help open our eyes and minds to its astonishing riches. The language in which we speak about art has become steadily more abstruse, a jargon that only art critics and con-artists can... Read more





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