Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores

Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores

Book - 2016
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This collection of seventy-five of the most cherished bookstores from around the world features evocative paintings by Eckstein paired with colorful anecdotes about each shop, featuring a roster of great thinkers and artists of our time, including David Bowie, Tom Wolfe, Joe Frank, Tracey Chevalier, Jonathan Lethem, Michael Palin, Roz Chast, Deepak Chopra, Bob Odenkirk, Robin Williams, Patricia Marx, Philip Glass, Paul McCartney, Dave Berry, Michael Jackson, Jonathan Ames, Terry Gross, Mark Maron, Neil Gaiman, Ann Patchett, Jo Nesbo, Diane Keaton, Chris Ware, Molly Crabapple, Amitav Ghosh, Patti Smith, Mo Willems, Alice Munro, Dave Eggers, Roxanna Robinson, Garrison Keillor and many more.
Page by page, Eckstein perfectly captures our lifelong love affair with books, bookstores, and book-sellers that is at once heartfelt, bittersweet, and cheerfully confessional.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter, [2016]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780553459272
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 18 x 22 cm


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May 19, 2017

What's not to love? Take a trip through delightful tidbits, tales, and trivia from iconic bookstores around the world. Add whimsical watercolors to the mix, and you've got a real treasure. Enjoy the journey! ~Debby


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