Saturday, August 19, 2006


The Complete Polysyllabic Spree (2006) / Nick Hornby
The Things That Matter: What Seven Classic Novels Have to Say About the Stages of Life (2006) / Edward Mendelson
The Novel, Volume 1: History, Geography and Culture (2006) / Franco Moretti (editor)
The Novel, Volume 2: Forms and Themes (2006) / Franco Moretti (editor)
How Novels Work (2006) / John Mullan
Nation and Novel: The English Novel from Its Origins to the Present Day (2006) / Patrick Parrinder
Reading Like a Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them (2006) / Francine Prose
The Child That Books Built (2002) / Francis Spufford


Blogger Sam C said...

Hi Eric,

Here's another book about books. I've just bought it and found it really useful, albeit brutally honest about the world of poetry publishing and how to break into it:

Great blog!

Sunday, August 20, 2006 7:57:00 AM  
Blogger Jane Sunshine said...

Another delightful book about books: Anne Fadiman's 'Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader'.

Thursday, September 07, 2006 7:08:00 AM  
Blogger Eric Forbes said...

Yes, Anne Fadiman's Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader is a wonderful books about the wonders of books and the reading life.

Friday, September 08, 2006 10:54:00 PM  

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