Review: Anakana Schofield on Jorge Carrión’s “Bookshops: A Reader’s History”

Novelist Anakana Schofield considers two books (one a surprise) about how we love and live with books.


An excellent reason for humans never to cohabit is the tragic division of book collections that must occur when they, inevitably, separate. Beloved books should not be sacrificed to the whims of lust and romanticism. They already face all the normal peri…

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