Would You Like Some Bread with that Book?

and Other Instances of Literary Love

Veena Venugopal


New Delhi, 2019

Language: English

114 pages

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If you really think about it, there are only two kinds of people: those who spend the week before a trek to the Everest base camp training and eating right, and those who lie in bed agonizing over which book should make it into their backpack. Would You Like Some Bread With That Book? is about this second group of people. Join the author in bookstore aisles as she fantasizes about falling in love with men who share her love of books or is spat upon by a book-crazed gentleman who is compelled to sell his library. A collection of 14 evocative and laugh-out-loud essays about books and reading, this book speaks to anyone for whom books are not merely words on a page, but sites of adventure, conversation and reverie.

Veena Venugopal

Veena Venugopal is a journalist and author based in Delhi.