Book Towns: Forty Five Paradises of the Printed Word

Title : Book Towns: Forty Five Paradises of the Printed Word
ISBN : 0711238936
Author : Alex Johnson
Format : Hardcover
Language : English
Published : 20 Jul 2018, 04:06 PM
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Book Descriptions : The so called Book Towns of the world are dedicated havens of literature, and the ultimate dream of book lovers everywhere Book Towns takes readers on a richly illustrated tour of the 40 semi officially recognized literary towns around the world and outlines the history and development of each community, and offers practical travel advice Many Book Towns have emerged i The so called Book Towns of the world are dedicated havens of literature, and the ultimate dream of book lovers everywhere Book Towns takes readers on a richly illustrated tour of the 40 semi officially recognized literary towns around the world and outlines the history and development of each community, and offers practical travel advice Many Book Towns have emerged in areas of marked attraction, such as Ure a in Spain or Fjaerland in Norway, where bookshops have been set up in buildings including former ferry waiting rooms and banks While the UK has the best known examples at Hay, Wigtown and Sedbergh, the book has a broad international appeal, featuring locations such as Jimbochu in Japan, College Street in Calcutta, and major unofficial book cities such as Buenos Aires