In one Very Short Introduction, Belinda Jack explores the fascinating history of reading, from the ancient world to today, covering the story of printing, the rise of education and the power of subversive reading and censorship, from book-burning to digital firewalls, while considering how reading continues to inspire, arouse and inform us.


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