For the Love of Books by Graham Tarrant audiobook

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

By Graham Tarrant
Read by Matthew Lloyd Davies

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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. Hear all about it!

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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.

Hear all about it!

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Author Bio: Graham Tarrant

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Runtime: 6.95
Audience: Adult
Language: English