bookman bookman  /ˈbʊk mən/


  • (n) a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines


  1. Readers write, June 10

    IMMIGRATION Don’t offer citizenship to those here illegally In response to Jay Bookman’s column (“Courage, compassion needed as key vote nears,” Opinion, June 5), he is correct that I oppose offering anyone who knowingly and willingly enters this country illegally a pathway to citizenship.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

  2. Glastonbury School System Saying Goodbye To 15 Retiring Educators

    Follow Your Town News On The Courant's Glastonbury Facebook Page The school system is saying goodbye to 15 longtime educators who are retiring at the end of the school year. Superintendent Alan B. Bookman recently recognized the educators at a board of education meeting. Here are the Glastonbury histories of the educators and Bookman's comments about each retiree.
    on June 6, 2013     Source: FOX CT Hartford


  1. "In the past," Carter says, "people who had a very well-defined sense of taste in what they wore or what they drove, didn't really have any way of expressing their taste in type. But now you can say, 'I prefer Bookman to Palatino,' and people...
    on Sep 2, 2009 By: Matthew Carter Source:

  2. In his Books: A Memoir (Simon & Schuster, $28), McMurtry explains, "There have been many stages to my life as a reader-writer-bookman :" He continues to say that his first library, when a young man, consisted of 19 books - his personal library...
    on Aug 9, 2009 By: Larry McMurtry Source:

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