Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life in this treasure. Readers will discover their next great read in 50 lovingly curated book stacks, organized by theme-including 19th- century literary classics, favorite fantasy novels, feminist must-reads, and essential cookbooks. Nestled around these collections is a diverse array of bookish gems, all colorfully illustrated. Mount invites bibliophiles to explore bookstores around the world, meet the pets of writers, take a quiz on the plots of classic fiction, and learn about all sorts of people who believe in the magic of books
Jane Mount is an illustrator, designer, and founder of Ideal Bookshelf, a company that makes things for people who love books. She lives on Maui, in Hawaii.
"At the heart of this handsomely produced, literary treasure trove of a book are 50 lovingly created book stacks of suggested reads, organised by theme, including 19th century classics, favourite fantasy novels, coming-of-age novels, children's picture books, feminist must-reads and essential cookbooks." -- The Bookseller