The Unknown Unknown

The Unknown Unknown: Bookshops and the delight of not getting what you wanted

Paperback Published on: 04/09/2014
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Synopsis

Mark Forsyth - author of the Sunday Times Number One bestseller The Etymologicon - reveals in this essay, specially commissioned for Independent Booksellers Week, the most valuable thing about a really good bookshop. Along the way he considers the wisdom of Donald Rumsfeld, naughty French photographs, why Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy would never have met online, and why only a bookshop can give you that precious thing - what you never knew you were looking for.

  • Publisher: Icon Books
  • ISBN: 9781848317840
  • Number of pages: 32
  • Weight: 1000g
  • Dimensions: 50 x 50 x 10 mm

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