Reading Room : A Year of Literary Curiosities

Reading Room : A Year of Literary Curiosities

Description

This is a playful and provocative collection of 365 extracts sourced from the British Library's collections. Selected to challenge and inform the reader, each excerpt is accompanied by the unique shelfmark number of the source publication. Encompassing a wide range of great works in literature, poetry, essays and letters, historical and scientific treatises, and including beloved and popular authors as well as controversial writers, each extract will encourage enquiry and stimulate the imagination. Beautifully designed and illustrated with the Library's collections, with one extract for every day of the year, this book can be read as a thought to start the day or can be dipped into for inspiration at random.


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Details

Author(s)
Ian Sansom
Format
Hardback
Dimensions
156 x 234 x 29mm | 960g
Publication date
10 Oct 2019
Publisher
British Library Publishing
Publication City/Country
London, United Kingdom
Language
English
Illustrations note
120 colour illustrations
ISBN10
0712352546
ISBN13
9780712352543
Bestsellers rank
107,891