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I'd Rather Be Reading

A Library of Art for Book Lovers

by Guinevere De La Mare Author · Ann Patchett Contributor


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For anyone who'd rather be reading than doing just about anything else, this ebook is the ultimate must-have. In this visual ode to all things bookish, readers will get lost in page after page of beautiful contemporary art, photography, and illustrations depicting the pleasures of books. Artwork from the likes of Jane Mount, Lisa Congdon, Julia Rothman, and Sophie Blackall is interwoven with text from essayist Maura Kelly, bestselling author Gretchen Rubin, and award-winning author and independent bookstore owner Ann Patchett. Rounded out with poems, quotations, and aphorisms celebrating the joys of reading, this lovingly curated compendium is a love letter to all things literary, and the perfect thing for bookworms everywhere.

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Chronicle Books LLC
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  • Kindle Book
  • OverDrive Read 9.7 MB
  • Adobe PDF eBook 30.1 MB
  • Adobe EPUB eBook 9.7 MB

Guinevere De La Mare (Author)

Guinevere de la Mare is a San Francisco–based writer, author, book lover, and the founder of Silent Book Club, a pop-up speakeasy for readers worldwide.

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Ann Patchett
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Gretchen Rubin
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Maura Kelly
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Guinevere De La Mare
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