The Unknown Unknown

The Unknown Unknown : Bookshops and the delight of not getting what you wanted

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Mark Forsyth - author of the Sunday Times Number One bestseller The Etymologicon - reveals in this essay, specially commissioned for Independent Booksellers Week, the most valuable thing about a really good bookshop. Along the way he considers the wisdom of Donald Rumsfeld, naughty French photographs, why Elizabeth Bennet and Mr Darcy would never have met online, and why only a bookshop can give you that precious thing - what you never knew you were looking for.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 105 x 148 x 3mm | 26g
  • Icon Books Ltd
  • Duxford, United Kingdom
  • 1848317840
  • 9781848317840
  • 504,375

About Mark Forsyth

Mark Forsyth is a blogger and author whose books have made him one of the UK's best-known commentators on words. His book The Etymologicon was a Sunday Times Number One bestseller and was followed by the similarly successful The Horologicon and The Elements of Eloquence. Follow Mark on Twitter @inkyfoolshow more

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