For the Love of Books

A Celebration of the Written Word

  • Imprint: Summersdale
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240
  • Price: £9.99
  • Publication date: 12 April 2018
  • ISBN: 9781786852700

About the book

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?

Banned books, feuding authors, literary felons, rejected masterpieces – it’s all in these pages, along with tips for aspiring writers and lists of the most iconic works. A treasure trove of compelling facts, riveting anecdotes and extraordinary characters, this is every book-lover’s dream: a book about books and the people who write them. Read on!

About the author

Graham Tarrant is a former publisher and the author of more than 30 books, on subjects ranging from cinema to cricket. He is also the editor of several anthologies. He lives in a Wiltshire village, near Bath.