Books About Books

Books About Books

Books About Books

Books About Books

Bibliophiles love to read about other book addicts.

 

READING CURE: How Books Restored My Appetite
LAURA FREEMAN    Book Number: 90214
Published price: £8.99
Bibliophile price: £0.75
Product format: Paperback

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This true bibliophile tells her personal story of salvation and picnics, ravioli and freedom, Dickens and survival. At the age of 14, Laura Freeman was diagnosed with anorexia, but even when recov...
GARDENS OF THE RENAISSANCE
BRYAN KEENE    Book Number: 92664
Published price: £14.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Hardback

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'You should have gardens where you can stroll and, on occasion, host banquets...where you can arrange rare and exotic plants with care. In these places, you can especially appreciate the careful ar...
HOUSEKEEPING VS. THE DIRT
NICK HORNBY    Book Number: 92669
Published price: $14
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Printed monthly in The Believer, Hornby's book reviews are suffused with wit, ire and loving insight and his choices often strike into the deeper and odder reaches of the literary world, big books ...
ROMAN LITERARY CULTURE: From Plautus to Macrobius
ELAINE FANTHAM    Book Number: 92693
Published price: £24.62
Bibliophile price: £7.00
Product format: Paperback

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Drama, comedy and tragedy in this, the second edition concerning the best-attested generation of Roman writers and the community around Cicero in the period from 50BCE when the autocratic control o...
SHAKESPEARE WROTE FOR MONEY
NICK HORNBY    Book Number: 92696
Published price: $14
Bibliophile price: £5.00
Product format: Paperback

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Sub-titled 'Two Years of Reading Begat More Reading', presented in easily digestible, hysterical monthly instalments. This is the final collection of Hornby's monthly column for The Believer magaz...
CHRONICLES OF A CAIRO BOOKSELLER
NADIA WASSEF    Book Number: 92706
Published price: £13.99
Bibliophile price: £6.00
Product format: Paperback

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A warm and winning story about opening a modern bookshop where there were none, this is a unique memoir about career, life, love, friendship, motherhood and the impossibility of succeeding at all o...