THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ALL BIBLIOMANIACS
A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR AND DAILY MAIL
A WATERSTONES BEST POPULAR SCIENCE BOOK 2022
Plunge into this rich and surprising A-Z compendium to discover how our fixations have taken shape, from the Middle Ages to the present day, as bestselling author Kate Summerscale deftly traces the threads between the past and present, the psychological and social, the personal and the political.
'Fascinating ... Phobias and manias create a magical space between us and the world' Malcolm Gaskill, author of the No. 1 bestseller The Ruin of All Witches
'An endlessly intriguing book ... All the bibliomanes (book nutters) I know will love it' Daily Mail
256 pages.Main Edition
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Date of Publication: 12/10/2023