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A book is a series of pages assembled for easy portability and reading, as well as the composition contained in it.
The most common modern form of book is a codex volume consisting of rectangular paper pages bound on one side, with a heavier cover and spine, so that it can fan open for reading.
Books have taken other forms, such as scrolls, leaves on a string, or strips tied together; and the pages have been of parchment, vellum, papyrus, bamboo slips, palm leaves, silk, wood, and other materials.
A UNESCO conference in 1964 attempted to define a book for library purposes as "a non-periodical printed publication of at least forty-nine pages, exclusive of cover pages".
A single sheet within a codex book is a leaf, and each side of a leaf is a page.
An avid reader or collector of books or a book lover is a bibliophile or colloquially, "bookworm". Google has estimated that as of 2010, approximately 130,000,000 distinct titles had been published.
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