Title: Bibliophile: An Illustrated Miscellany
Author: Jane Mount
Hardcover: 978-1452167237, $24.95
Imprint: San Francisco: Chronicle, 2018
“… In this love letter to all things bookish, Jane Mount brings literary people, places, and things to life through her signature and vibrant illustrations.
Readers of Jane Mount’s Bibliophile will delight in:
- Touring the world’s most beautiful bookstores
- Testing their knowledge of the written word with quizzes
- Finding their next great read in lovingly curated stacks of books
- Sampling the most famous fictional meals
- Peeking inside the workspaces of their favorite authors
A source of endless inspiration, literary facts and recommendations: Bibliophile is pure bookish joy and sure to enchant book clubbers, English majors, poetry devotees, aspiring writers, and any and all who identify as book lovers.
“This whimsically illustrated guide to all things even tangentially book-related—from the most architecturally singular libraries to writer-owned bookstores and famous writers’ pets—should delight fans of literary minutiae, who will no doubt excel at the Five-Word Synopsis Quiz.” —the Washington Post
“Bibliophile is a tribute to the written word…the perfect addition to any serious book-lover’s shelf.” —Parade
“Bibliophile is an absolute gift to book lovers, covering things like literary trivia, bookstore cats, profiles of bookish people, so many recommendations, and guides to beloved libraries and bookstores from around the world.” —Buzzfeed
“Over the years Jane Mount has made a huge impact on the book-loving internet with coverage in just about every book and design blog out there, and there’s good reason. Her artwork is heartening and warm, positive and book-celebratory. Her new book, Bibliophile, is a wonderful look at her work, and Mount takes readers behind the scenes of favorite writers’ spaces and shelves, bookstores, and their literary cats. It’s an airy and charming and beautiful book.” —Fine Books & Collections