Julian Barnes -- A Life with Books
Freedom from Torture.
In the essay, Julian Barnes writes about his early awareness of books and about his obsessive book-collecting and time spent in second-hand bookshops around the country. He ends by praising the physical book and expressing the confident hope that it will survive.
A Life with Books is published as a pamphlet, with cover art by Suzanne Dean, the renowned designer responsible for the cover of Julian Barnes’ Man Booker-winning The Sense of an Ending.
Publication date is set for 28th June 2012. Please support your local booksellers during Independent Booksellerss Week.