Readers vary greatly. Some love young adult books. Some love long fantasy series. Some love romance or mystery books. Some prefer classics. Some read only bestsellers.
Others prefer to discover obscure writers. Whatever their individual tastes, all readers love books, which means books about books are a hit with a lot of readers.
Here are 20 books about books. Let us know if you have any other favorite bookish books in the comments!
1. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
2. A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé
3. The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
4. The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
5. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
6. Reading Like a Writer by Francine Prose
7. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
8. The Bestseller by Olivia Goldsmith
9. The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
10. The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett
11. The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
12. The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
13. The Bookstore by Deborah Meyler
14. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
15. The Camel Bookmobile by Masha Hamilton
16. The Children’s Book by A. S. Byatt
17. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer
18. The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
19. The Summer We Read Gatsby by Danielle Ganuk
20. My Bookstore by Ronald Rice