It has been called "the best book I know of on systems thinking."
That's what the writer was going to call his book.
Others, called books, are sliced through as if they might open at the center.
This is what used to be called "a boy's book."
It has been called the first book on global warming written for a general audience.
The different parts of the Ramayana are also called books.
It has been called "the one great book ever written about the history of ornament."
Some critics called the book a manifesto, others a movement.
In 1936, Time called it "still her most noteworthy book."
Remember, though: they don't call them coffee-table books for nothing.