50 Things to Do with a Book: (Now That Reading Is Dead)

50 Things to Do with a Book: (Now That Reading Is Dead)

by Bruce McCall

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In a world where reading is reportedly dead, renowned humorist, illustrator, and New Yorker contributor Bruce McCall offers 50 inventive, outlandish, and wickedly entertaining things to do with all those excess books in 50 Things to Do with a Book. From starting a band, building a stairway to paradise, and saving your town from a flood to improving your marriage, entertaining guests, or killing a mockingbird, the options presented in 50 Things to Do with a Book are brilliant, visionary, ironic, and absurd.

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ISBN-13: 9780061959103
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 10/27/2009
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 883,041
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Bruce McCall's written and illustrated satire is a familiar part of the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and other major publications, and he has published two books of collected humor, Zany Afternoons and All Meat Looks like South America, as well as a memoir of growing up Canadian, Thin Ice. McCall has also just published his first children's book, Marveltown. He lives in New York City.

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50 Things to Do with a Book: (Now That Reading Is Dead) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really who would pay 10 beautiful dollars that you can use to buy something nice on this boo sit i missspelled it for a reason
meggyweg on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Was this supposed to be funny? I didn't find it amusing at all. I kept going, because it was short and I hoped it would get better, but the only suggestion that wasn't completely stupid was one towards the end that involved launching crappy books into a suburban shopping mall.