Blurb Your Enthusiasm: An A-Z of Literary Persuasion (Hardback)
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Blurb Your Enthusiasm: An A-Z of Literary Persuasion (Hardback)

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Hardback 352 Pages
Published: 01/09/2022
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Waterstones Says

Willder’s erudite and endlessly entertaining examination of the outside life of books – from blurbs and cover design, to eye-catching quotes and publisher secrets – is the perfect gift to bestow on a book lover.

This is the outside story of books.

From blurbs to titles, quotes to (checks jacket) cute animal designs - via author feuds, writing tricks, classic literature, bonkbusters, plot spoilers and publishing secrets - discover why it's good to judge a book by its cover. Maybe even this one...

Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 9780861542178
Number of pages: 352
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'A small masterpiece. There is something funny, notable or awe-inspiring on every single page. Some books simply slide into your life like good-humoured old friends. This is undoubtedly one of them.' - Jenny Colgan, Spectator

'Truly delightful... charming and gracefully learned... Louise Willder, a copywriter with decades of experience, brings so much joy and, indeed, enthusiasm to her book about books that anyone who revels in reading will find real enchantment here. I couldn't have had more fun.' - Benjamin Dreyer, author of Dreyer's English

'The bookiest book about books you'll ever read - I loved it.' - Lucy Mangan, author of Bookworm

'A little marvel... consummately brilliant' - Daily Mail

'Very funny, erudite and profound. A delight!' - Nina Stibbe

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“Talk bookish to me”

This is a book lovers book, it is a love letter to all things book. I loved it. Being super bookish it was a book made for me and my follow bookworms.

Thank you to the author, NetGalley and Oneworld Publishing for... More

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“I didn't want this book to end”

Louise Willder writes blurbs for books. That is, she writes the words we see on the dust-jackets or backs of books, usually outlining the plot and helping us to decide whether we will like the book or not. She... More

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