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For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More

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Lucy & Phyllis is a Certified B Corporation that meets the highest standards of social and eveironmental impact.

Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning? Why was Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland banned in China? Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? What was Truman Capote superstitious about?

Here is a light-hearted book about books and the people who write them for all lovers of literature. A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes, and extraordinary characters, For the Love of Books is a book about books—and the inside stories about the people who write them.

Learn how books evolved, what lies behind some of the greatest tales ever told, and who’s really who in the world of fiction.

From banned books to famous feuding authors, from literary felons to rejected masterpieces, from tips for aspiring writers to stand-out book lists for readers to catch up on, For the Love of Books is a celebration of the written word and an absolute page-turner for any book lover.

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ISBN-13: 9781510741577

Publisher: Skyhorse

Publication Date: 06-18-2019

Pages: 240

Product Dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Graham Tarrant is a former publisher and the author of more than thirty books, on subjects ranging from cinema to cricket. He is also the editor of several anthologies. He lives in a Wiltshire village near Bath in Great Britain.