Learn more about the authors, the eras and the issues behind these classic works of literature. We asked reading experts at Vancouver Public Library to create a complementary reading list for each book featured in The Secret Life of Books. Their picks have us whipping out our library cards.
For the Love of Books
Stiff spine waiting to be cracked. Fine pages begging to be flipped and thumbed and creased and dog-eared by fingers greasy with suntan lotion or rough from a long, cold winter. A story laboured over, spelled out in tens of thousands of tiny letters, waiting for you. There’s nothing like a good book.Read Story