7 Books On Books And All Things Books!

Dive deep into the wonderful whimsical world of books with this masterfully curated selection! Explore titles that delve into the art of crafting the perfect book, from captivating covers to the stunning stories within. Journey through iconic bookstores and discover the unique charm of these literary havens, learn about the fascinating psychology of bibliophiles and fall knee-deep into the history of renowned literary spaces. Get ready to fall even more in love with the written word!

The Bookseller’s Tale by Martin Latham

Chronicling all types of bibliophiles and their idiosyncratically perverse love-languages, from deep book-inhalations to furious scribbling that rapidly exhausts narrow margins, Canterbury bookseller Martin Latham’s The Bookseller’s Tale takes us to hidden bookshops, curious book collectors, extraordinary customers and many more such book-things that truly celebrate all kooky behaviours attached to an earnest love for literature.

Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover

Dive into a visual feast celebrating Penguin Classics’ stunning cover art! Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover curates over a decade of iconic designs. Creative Director Paul Buckley guides you through this gorgeous hardcover, showcasing hundreds of covers alongside insightful commentary from the artists themselves. Witness the creative spark behind each design, and rediscover the timeless tales adorned in these beautiful jackets. This book is a delight for bibliophiles and design enthusiasts alike.

Literary London: A Book Lover’s Guide to the City by Eloise Millar and Sam Jordison

Literary London isn’t your average travel guide. It’s a treasure map for bibliophiles, unearthing the hidden literary history of London. Imagine strolling around with  Dickens, Woolf, and Wilde, seeing the city through their eyes, and taking an exclusive tour of the literary metropolis with a vetted literary bunch. This book whisks you on a captivating adventure, revealing the pubs, cafes, and parks that fueled iconic works. It’s a vibrant celebration of literature, where London itself becomes a living story.

Flâneuse by Lauren Elkin

Flâneuse: Women Walk the City by Lauren Elkin explores the concept of the flâneuse, a female wanderer who discovers the city’s hidden gems and ignites creativity through walking. Part travelogue, part literary exploration, Elkin takes us on a journey through five iconic metropolises: Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London. By following in the footsteps of pioneering women writers and artists – from George Sand to Agnes Varda – Elkin weaves a love letter to literature and the unique power cities hold to inspire and empower women.

The Groaning Shelf by Pradeep Sebastian

Indulge your love of books with The Groaning Shelf by Pradeep Sebastian. This hardcover dives deep into the world of a bibliophile, celebrating the allure of rare finds, the beauty of crafted books, and the thrill of the hunt in antiquarian shops. Sebastian explores the passion of collecting, the characters who fuel it, and even the films that capture the magic. Whether you’re a seasoned bookworm or just beginning your love affair with literature, “The Groaning Shelf” offers a delightful ode to the written word and those who cherish it.

Footnotes* From the World’s Greatest Bookstores by Bob Eckstein

Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores is a love letter to literature, bookstores, and the bookworms who call them home. New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein curates a collection of stories and illustrations from 75 renowned bookstores, both past and present. Each anecdote, paired with a charming painting, captures the heart of a community and the magic that unfolds within its walls. Bibliophiles will wander through quirky shops, legendary haunts, and hidden gems, celebrating the irreplaceable bond between readers, writers, and the books that bind them.

The Look of the Book by Peter Mendelsund and David J. Alworth

Dive into the delightful world of book cover design with The Look of the Book. This visually stunning exploration, co-authored by designer Peter Mendelsund and scholar David Alworth, delves into the artistic brilliance adorning our favourite novels. Packed with iconic covers and fascinating stories behind their creation, the book celebrates the marriage of literature and visual art. Prepare to be captivated by trends throughout history, insights from design gurus, and a love letter to the power of a well-crafted cover that entices readers and elevates the written word.

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