For the Love of Books by Graham Tarrant
Title: For the Love of Books
Author: Graham Tarrant
Release Date: June 19, 2019
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
❥Synopsis: A light-hearted book about books and the people who write them for all lovers of literature.
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?
What superstitions Truman Capote kept whenever he wrote?
Who the other Winston Churchill was?
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.
❥My Review: Do you love books? Are you ever curious about the history of them? Look no further! This is the book for you! It’s also the perfect gift for that book lover in your life!
It was so fun to read about the early years of books, and the major impact they made.. really for all human kind.
This novel is full of facts, quotes, histories, and lists, all having to do with the literary world, your favorite writers, even your go to genre!
It was a fun quick read, and yet I learned so much!
I do see myself going back and referencing this book in the future, to find my next read, or go back to that fun fact I was to reread.. I super recommend this to you and all the book lovers, everyone will enjoy it!
I did, and I’m soo glad I had the opportunity to read it EARLY!
On sale June 19th!
Thank You #SkyhorsePublishing #NightshadeBooks for sending me this beautiful galley copy of the novel in exchange for an honest review.. #Partner