Common Reader Catalog May 2003 Part I (100 books)Saving
Common Reader Editions
By Robert W. The success of James Mustich, Jr. Mustich mails catalogs 15 to 17 times a year. The exact same catalog never mails twice; each edition is new -- although many of the same books are offered from issue to issue. Several features make A Common Reader unique. First and foremost are a love for, and almost reverence of, the printed word and books -- clearly communicated in every issue.
The books consisted of selections from the letters page of The Times of London. I envy you. I have held on to a few copies of The Common Reader catalogue. I loved reading the catalogue and wished I could purchase every single book they offered, knowing what a splendid library I would have. What a pleasant read to start the day.
It was notable among general-interest book catalogs for its eclecticism, with large sections of each issue given over to obscure literary classics. The catalog was named in honor of Virginia Woolf 's two-volume collection of essays, entitled The Common Reader and The Second Common Reader , which collected her lectures and writings about the nature of reading and how best to approach it. A Common Reader was published up to 17 times a year, with a readership in the tens of thousands. Each edition listed an average of books, accompanied by editorial write-ups. At its peak, A Common Reader sold over , titles per year. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The New York Times.
My mom was a reader, and would hand me books regularly.
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