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The World in Bookshops

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A celebration of the greatest kind of shop in the world, by an award-winning cast of writers including Ali Smith, Michael Dirda, Elif Shafak and Daniel Kehlmann.

A cabinet of curiosities, a time machine, a treasure trove - we love bookshops because they possess a unique kind of magic. In Browse , Henry Hitchings asks fifteen writers from around the world to reveal their favourite bookshops, each conjuring a specific time and place. These inquisitive, enchanting pieces are a collective celebration of bookshops - for anyone who has ever fallen under their spell. Contributors include Alaa Al Aswany, Stefano Benni, Michael Dirda, Daniel Kehlmann, Andrey Kurkov, Yiyun Li, Pankaj Mishra, Dorthe Nors, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Elif Shafak, Ian Sansom, Iain Sinclair, Ali Smith, Sasa Stanisic, and Juan Gabriel V#65533;squez.

A dazzling collection of original essays about the bookshop by fifteen bestselling international authors.
Publisher: London : Pushkin Press, 2016.
ISBN: 9781782272120
Branch Call Number: 381.45002 Bro
Characteristics: 253 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Hitchings, Henry 1974-- Editor
Alternative Title: World in bookshops

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