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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
    The Librarian of Auschwitz - by Antonio Iturbe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529104776 | ISBN 10: 1529104777

    For readers of The Tattooist of Auschwitz and The Choice: this is the story of the smallest library in the world – and the most dangerous.   'It wasn’t an extensive library. In fact, it consisted of eight books and some of them were in poo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Librarian by Salley Vickers
    The Librarian - by Salley Vickers

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241330234 | ISBN 10: 0241330238

    In 1958, Sylvia Blackwell, fresh from one of the new post-war Library Schools, takes up a job as children's librarian in a run down library in the market town of East Mole.   Her mission is to fire the enthusiasm of the children of East Mole f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures by Charlie English
    The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures - by Charlie English

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008126650 | ISBN 10: 0008126658

    Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world’s most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World by Joshua Hammer
    The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World - by Joshua Hammer

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781476777412 | ISBN 10: 1476777411

    To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.   In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, journe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith
    Public Library and Other Stories - by Ali Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241974599 | ISBN 10: 0241974593

    A richly inventive new collection of stories from Ali Smith, author of How to be both, winner of the Baileys Women's Prize and the Costa Novel Award and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Why are books so very powerful? What do the books w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mobile Library by David Whitehouse
    Mobile Library - by David Whitehouse

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447274711 | ISBN 10: 1447274717

    Twelve-year-old Bobby Nusku is an archivist of his mother. He catalogues traces of her life and waits for her to return home.   Bobby thinks that he's been left to face the world alone until he meets lonely single mother Val and her daughter R ... more

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  • Cover image of book Improbable Libraries by Alex Johnson
    Improbable Libraries - by Alex Johnson

    £14.95   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780500517772 | ISBN 10: 0500517770

    Boats, camels, phone boxes, rail stations, hotels, pre-fabs, pop-ups, pubs, peoples palaces and your own back garden welcome to the libraries of the future.   Books and book culture are triumphantly alive across the globe, in out-of-the-way ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger
    The Night Bookmobile - by Audrey Niffenegger

    £16.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780224089524 | ISBN 10: 0224089528

    Audrey Niffenegger's two novels, The Time Traveller's Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, have made her one of the most popular writers in the world. She is also the author of two extraordinary novels-in-pictures, The Three Incestuous Sisters and The Adve ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reading Promise: 3,218 Nights of Reading with My Father by Alice Ozma
    The Reading Promise: 3,218 Nights of Reading with My Father - by Alice Ozma

    £16.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781444715248 | ISBN 10: 1444715240

    When Alice was nine years old, she and her father - a beloved school librarian - made a promise to read aloud together for 100 consecutive nights. Upon reaching their goal, they celebrated over pancakes, but it was clear that neither wanted to let go ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Library at Night by Alberto Manguel
    The Library at Night - by Alberto Manguel

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780300151305 | ISBN 10: 0300151306

    Inspired by the process of creating a library for his fifteenth-century home near the Loire, in France, Alberto Manguel, the acclaimed writer on books and reading, has taken up the subject of libraries. Libraries, he says, have always seemed to me ... more

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  • Cover image of book People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
    People of the Book - by Geraldine Brooks

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007177424 | ISBN 10: 0007177429

    The new novel from the author of March and Year of Wonders takes place in the aftermath of the Bosnian War, as a young book conservator arrives in Sarajevo to restore a lost treasure. When Hannah Heath gets a call in the middle of the night in her ... more

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