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- n. Plural form of bookrack.
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Looking at bookracks in St. Petersburg affected me like being lost.
In the mid-1970s a fever-pitched furor was created when an actual novel purported to be by Kilgore Trout — the sadsack science fiction writer who appears as a character in the works of Kurt Vonnegut — materialized on the bookracks, complete with a mysterious back cover photo of the author looking like a bearded vagabond sage.
In other words, does this close the door on ambitious novelists finding an audience through airport bookracks?
It has it fine public library with many thousands of well-selected volumes in its bookracks, and beautiful churches of many denominations.
A spate of dictionaries and other listings of first names is now marketed, including some good ones by Leslie Dunkling, George R. Stewart, Elsdon C. Smith, and C.ristopher P. Anderson; several bad ones by here unnamed compilers who have freely plagiarized their superiors in the field are on display in supermarket bookracks alongside aphrodisiacal reading material that possibly contributed to the pregnant need for such books in the first place.