One woman's passion for books and search for romance lie at the heart of this touching and funny novel about literature and longing in Los Angeles. Women do different things when they're depressed. Some smoke, others drink, some call their therapists, some eat!And I do what I have always done -- go off on a book bender that can last for days.' Whenever she's in crisis -- her marriage ends, her career stalls, her fantasy man shows signs of human frailty -- Dora (named after Eudora Welty) escapes into not one, not two, but ...

Book Lover 2007, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007227259

Mass-market paperback

Book Lover 2006, Fourth Estate Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007227242

Trade paperback