The Library Book (Hardback)Alan Bennett (author), Seth Godin (author of contributions), Susan Hill (author of contributions), Tom Holland (author of contributions), Hardeep Singh Kohli (author of contributions), Lucy Mangan (author of contributions), Val McDermid (author of contributions), China Mieville (author of contributions), Caitlin Moran (author of contributions), Kate Mosse (author of contributions)
Hardback Published: 02/02/2012
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From Alan Bennett's Baffled at a Bookcase, to Lucy Mangan's Library Rules, famous writers tell us all about how libraries are used and why they're important. Tom Holland writes about libraries in the ancient world, while Seth Godin describes what a library will look like in the future. Lionel Shriver thinks books are the best investment, Hardeep Singh Kohli makes a confession and Julie Myerson remembers how her career began beside the shelves. Using memoir, history, polemic and some short stories too, The Library Book celebrates 'that place where they lend you books for free' and the people who work there. All royalties go to The Reading Agency, to help their work supporting libraries.
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 184 x 120 x 22 mm
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