The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop A Memoir, a History, by Buzbee, Lewis
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- ISBN: 9781555975104 | 1555975100
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 9/30/2008
InThe Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, aBook Senseselection, Lewis Buzbee celebrates the unique experience of the bookstore--the smell and touch of books, the joy of getting lost in the deep canyons of shelves, and the silent community of readers. He shares his passion for books, which began with ordering through theWeekly Readerin grade school. Woven throughout is a fascinating historical account of the bookseller trade--from the great Alexandria library to Sylvia Beach's famous Paris bookstore, Shakespeare & Co. Rich with anecdotes,The Yellow-Lighted Bookshopis the perfect choice for those who relish the enduring pleasures of spending an afternoon finding just the right book.