FOOTNOTES FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST BOOKSTORES -- TRUE TALES AND LOST MOMENTS FROM BOOK BUYERS, BOOKSELLERS AND BOOK LOVERS. Bob Eckstein and Garrison Keillor. Clarkson Potter/Publishers, Crown Publishing Group, Penguin Random House LLC, New York, 2016. 176 pp. with 65 col. ills. 17 x 22 cm. ISBN 9780553459272 In English.
Publisher's description: 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, Tracy 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.
Worldwide Number: 175040
Hardcover $22.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)