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Portable Magic: A History of Books and their Readers

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Portable Magic: A History of Books and their Readers - Smith, Emma
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Brought to you by Penguin. 'A fascinating journey into our relationship with the physical book...I lost count of the times I exclaimed with delight when I read a nugget of information I hadn't encountered before' Val McDermid, The Times Most of what we say about books is really about the words inside them: the rosy nostalgic glow for childhood reading, the lifetime companionship of a much-loved novel. But books are things as well as words, objects in our lives as well as worlds in our heads. And just as we crack their ...

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Portable Magic: A History of Books and their Readers 2022, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241427262

Hardcover