For the Love of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word by Graham Tarrant
Do you know...
- Which famous author died of caffeine poisoning?
- Why Alice's Adventures in Wonderland was banned in China?
- Who was the first British writer to win the Nobel Prize in Literature?
Banned books, feuding authors, literary felons, rejected masterpieces - it's all in these pages, along with tips for aspiring writers and lists of the most iconic works. A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes and extraordinary characters, this is every book-lover's dream: a book about books and the people who write them. Read on!