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 listeners to catch up on, For the Love of Books is a celebration of the written word.
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This has everything you need to know about books. Banned books, feuds, and all around need to know about books and authors all in one place!
I loved so much about this read that I purchased a hard copy. I want to make notes! This book is full of information I had no idea about. And the number of books it covers is amazing. Some I have read and some I need to read. Perfect for a bibliophile like me!
The narrator, Matthew Lloyd Davies could not have been more perfect. He was “matter of fact” and sounded so professional. Fantastic for this narration!
If you are a bibliophile…this is a must read! Grab your copy today!
I received this audiobook from the publisher for a honest review.