the most beautiful and evocative paintings about books, libraries, reading and writers

The Most Beautiful Paintings about Books and Libraries

The Great Lockdown has many of us confined to home right now, with our favorite beloved bookstores and libraries closed. What’s a bookworm to do? Well, dear reader, we decided that now is the perfect moment to take a journey through some of the most beautiful and evocative works of art about books, libraries and reading. Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of some of the most famous, beautiful, and influential paintings about books, libraries, reading, and writers.

The Best Bookstores in the World: Maison Assouline London

What are the best bookstores in the world? London is blessed with several of the book shops that we have on our list. We recently visited Maison Assouline on Piccadilly in London. Dear reader, next time you’re in London, definitely visit this shop. It’s a stylish book lover’s dream. And it’s not only one of the best bookstores in London – it’s one of the best in the world.