The strap line of this handsome volume is ‘how we live at home with books’, which gives us the illicit opportunity to see how other people live at home with books, without revealing the enormous TBR piles in our own….
Discover the wondrous shelves and bookcases belonging to a wide variety of readers. The contents are divided into sections titled: The Sentimentalists, The Intuitives, The Arrangers, The Professionals, and The Collectors. Explore bookshops and libraries, meet booksellers and curators, mazes and scents.
Anthony Powell remarked that ‘books do furnish a room’ and I absolutely agree. It’s a pleasure to see inside these book repositories.
Bibliostyle, by Nina Freudenberger, is published by Hardie Grant.