Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores

Footnotes From the World's Greatest Bookstores

eBook - 2016
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Random House, Inc.
The local bookshop is the heart and soul of a community—each one unique, each one filled with local characters, legendary stories, surprising quirks, and comfortable charm—as readers, we cherish them as sanctuaries for learning and dreaming.

In Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores, beloved New Yorker cartoonist Bob Eckstein has gathered the greatest untold stories from a seventy-five of the world’s most renowned bookstores (both past and present) and paired them with evocative color illustrations of each shop. Here is a portrait of our lifelong love affair with bookstores that is at once heartfelt, bittersweet, and filled with good cheer.

Baker & Taylor
A cartoonist from the New Yorker provides a charming, illustrated tour through the worldÆs most beloved bookstores, including historical information on each and interesting anecdotes from their owners, employees and customers.

Publisher: New York : Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, 2016
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780553459302
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
NC975.5.E29 A4 2016
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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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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