Best Books About Books for Book Lovers: 2017

Remarkable Books: The World’s Most Beautiful and Historic Works edited by Michael Collins

Plotted: A Literary Atlas by Andrew DeGraff

The Written World: The Power of Stories to Shape People, History, Civilization by Martin Puchner

Meeting with Remarkable Manuscripts: Twelve Journeys into the Medieval World by Christopher de Hamel

The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell

The Bookshop Book by Jen Campbell

The Book: A Cover-to-Cover Exploration of the Most Powerful Object of Our Time by Keith Houston

A History of the Book in 100 Books by Roderick Cave

The Card Catalog: Books, Cards, and Literary Treasures

Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History by Rebecca Romney

The Book: A Global History by Michael Suarez

Shakespeare’s First Folio: Four Centuries of an Iconic Book by Emma Smith

A Christmas Carol: The Original Manuscript Edition by Charles Dickens and Colm Toibin

Footnotes from the World’s Greatest Bookstores by Bob Eckstein

Classic Penguin: Cover to Cover by Paul Buckley

The Gutenberg Galaxy by Marsahll McLuhan

The Meaning of the Library: A Cultural History by Alice Crawford

You Could Look it Up: The Reference Shelf form Ancient Babylon to Wikipedia by Jack Lynch

Everything Explained That is Explainable: On the Creation of the Encyclopedia Britannica by Denis Boyles

The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu by Joshua Hammer

Browsing: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books by Michael Dirda

Classical Literature: An Epic Journey from Homer to Virgil and Beyond by Richard Jenkyns

Nabokov’s Favorite Word is Mauve by Ben Blatt

Bibliomyisteries: Stories of Crime in the World of Books and Bookstores edited by Otto Penzler

The Book Theives: The Nazi Looting of Europe’s Libraries and the Race to Return a Literary Inheritance by Anders Rydell

Paper: Paging Through History by Mark Kurlansky

The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible by Chanan Tigay

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