Dublin: A Writer's City can be imagined as a map of one of the world's great literary cities, taking the reader, area-by-area, through the neighbourhoods that shaped - and were shaped by - writers including Jonathan Swift, James Joyce, Anne Enright and Sally Rooney. It's illustrated, with maps to guide the reader.
'A hugely entertaining and well-written tour of the links between math and literature. Hart's lightness of touch and passion for both subjects make this book a delight to read. Bookworms and number-lovers alike will discover much they didn't know about the creative interplay between stories, structure and sums.' - Alex Bellos
Just a few hundred copies of the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's collected plays exist, making it one of the most sought-after publications in history. Emma Smith explores the First Folio's post-publication life, the stories of individual copies, and the way readers, forgers, collectors, actors, scholars, and booksellers have interacted with them.