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Publication Date: 05/06/2013

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1088 pages

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Anthony Grafton is the author of The Footnote, Defenders of the Text, Forgers and Critics, and Inky Fingers, among other books. The Henry Putnam University Professor of History and the Humanities at Princeton University, he writes regularly for the New York Review of Books.

Glenn W. Most is Visiting Professor on the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.

Salvatore Settis is Professor Emeritus of the History of Classical Art and Archaeology at the Scuola Normale Superiore in Pisa and a former Director of the Getty Museum.

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Awards & Accolades

  • A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of 2011
  • A Barnes & Noble Review “Year’s Best Reading: 2010” Selection
  • A First Things Notable Book of 2010
  • A New York Times Editors’ Choice, 2010
  • A Washington Post Best Nonfiction Book of 2010
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