• The Library

  • A Catalogue of Wonders
  • By: Stuart Kells
  • Narrated by: Julian Elfer
  • Length: 7 hrs and 57 mins
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars (4 ratings)

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By: Stuart Kells
Narrated by: Julian Elfer
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Publisher's Summary

Libraries are much more than mere collections of volumes. The best are magical, fabled places whose fame has become part of the cultural wealth they are designed to preserve.

To research this book, Stuart Kells traveled around the world with his young family like modern-day "library tourists". Kells discovered that stories about libraries are stories about people, containing every possible human drama.

The Library is a celebration of books as objects, a celebration of the anthropology and physicality of books and bookish space, and an account of the human side of these hallowed spaces by a leading and passionate bibliophile.

©2017 Stuart Kells (P)2021 Tantor

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