9781510741577-1510741577-For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More

For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More

ISBN-13: 9781510741577
ISBN-10: 1510741577
Author: Tarrant, Graham
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Skyhorse
Format: Hardcover 240 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781510741577
ISBN-10: 1510741577
Author: Tarrant, Graham
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: Skyhorse
Format: Hardcover 240 pages

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Acknowledged authors Tarrant, Graham wrote For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More comprising 240 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1510741577 and 9781510741577. Since then For the Love of Books: Stories of Literary Lives, Banned Books, Author Feuds, Extraordinary Characters, and More textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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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 readers to catch up on, For the Love of Books is a celebration of the written word and an absolute page-turner for any book lover.

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