NONFIC: The Art of Reading: An Illustrated History of Books in Paint by Jamie Camplin

January: NonFiction Pick

If you like reading books and looking at art,you will enjoy this beautifully illustrated book which explores the relationship between books, the artist and Western painting from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries. This book appraises works by the many great masters who took inspiration from the printed word. It examines how the book became the single most ubiquitous feature of our cultural lives and of every day existence.

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