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I want to know the difference between the usage of "kinds of books", "kinds of book", and "kind of books".

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can't we always use "kinds of", when talking about countable nouns? – n0nChun Mar 19 '11 at 4:56

"Kinds of books" refers to multiple kinds and multiple books. "Kind of books" refers to a single kind of book of which there are multiple examples.

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