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Footnotes From The World's Greatest Bookstores

True Tales And Lost Moments From Book Buyers, Booksellers, And Book Lovers

Footnotes From The World's Greatest Bookstores - Eckstein, Bob - ISBN: 9780553459272
Prijs: € 21,75
Levertijd: 3 tot 4 werkdagen
Bindwijze: Boek, Gebonden
Genre: Boekwetenschappen
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Based on the popular series for The New Yorker is a collection of illustrations and anecdotes from around the world, celebrating beloved bookshops and the people who work (and shop) in them. Each shop is profiled with brief historical information, a charming illustration, and a one-of-a-kind anecdote, providing a cheery, inside look into the world of buying, selling, and cherishing books.


Titel: Footnotes From The World's Greatest Bookstores
auteur: Eckstein, Bob
Mediatype: Boek
Bindwijze: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Aantal pagina's: 176
Uitgever: Random House Usa Inc
NUR: Boekwetenschappen
Afmetingen: 181 x 221 x 23
Gewicht: 638 gr
ISBN/ISBN13: 9780553459272
Intern nummer: 33769909

Biografie (woord)

Bob Eckstein is an award-winning illustrator, writer, New Yorkercartoonist, snowman expert, and author ofThe History of the Snowman(Simon & Schuster).His cartoons, OpEds, and short stories appear regularly in theNew York Times, New York Daily News, MADmagazine, Barron s, Readers Digest, The Spectator, Prospect, Wall Street Journal, Playboy, among many others.He was a columnist for theVillage Voice, New York Newsday, andTime Out New York.He has been interviewed inover 100 TV, radio and magazine spotsincluding Good Morning America andPeoplemagazine."


From beloved"New Yorker"cartoonist Bob Eckstein, "Footnotes from the World s Greatest Bookstores"invites you into the heart and soul of every community: the local bookshop, each with its own quirks, charms, and legendary stories.
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, includingDavid 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 Keillorand 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."


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