Brief Notes on the Art and Manner of Arranging One’s Books

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One of the most singular and extravagant imaginations of the 20th century, the novelist and essayist Georges Perec was a true original who delighted in wordplay, puzzles, taxonomies and seeing the extraordinary in the everyday. In these virtuoso writings about books and language, he discusses different ways of reading, a list of the things he really must do before he dies and the power of words to overcome the chaos of the world.

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‘A problem of space first of all, then a problem of order’

One of the most singular and extravagant imaginations of the twentieth century, the novelist and essayist Georges Perec was a true original who delighted in wordplay, puzzles, taxonomies and seeing the extraordinary in the everyday. In these virtuoso writings about books and language, he discusses different ways of reading, a list of the things he really must do before he dies and the power of words to overcome the chaos of the world.

One of twenty new books in the bestselling Penguin Great Ideas series. This new selection showcases a diverse list of thinkers who have helped shape our world today, from anarchists to stoics, feminists to prophets, satirists to Zen Buddhists.

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Weight 0.071 kg
Dimensions 18.1 × 11.1 × 0.6 cm
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Paperback

Pages

112

Language

English

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Dewey

844.912 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K