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Title: THE LIBRARY BOOK
By: Alan Bennett, Seth Godin, Susan Hill
Format: Hardback

List price: £9.99


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ISBN 10: 1781250057
ISBN 13: 9781781250051
Publisher: PROFILE BOOKS LTD
Pub. date: 2 February, 2012
Pages: 192
Description: Famous writers on libraries real or imagined, past and future; why libraries matter and to whom.
Synopsis: From Alan Bennett's Baffled at a Bookcase, to Lucy Mangan's Library Rules, famous writers tell us all about how libraries are used and why they're important. Tom Holland writes about libraries in the ancient world, while Seth Godin describes what a library will look like in the future. Lionel Shriver thinks books are the best investment, Hardeep Singh Kohli makes a confession and Julie Myerson remembers how her career began beside the shelves. Using memoir, history, polemic and some short stories too, The Library Book celebrates 'that place where they lend you books for free' and the people who work there. All royalties go to The Reading Agency, to help their work supporting libraries.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Profile Books Ltd
Returns: Returnable
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