There are many books about bookstores, libraries, and books that appeal to book lovers and bibliophiles. Are you a book lover who enjoys reading about bookstores, libraries, and the people who work there? If so, you might want to check out these books that feature stories of librarians, booksellers, book collectors, bookworms, and book thieves.

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Hollywood Librarian
The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice
The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines
Days of the Bagnold Summer

Other resources

The Bookshelf from ABC Radio National
What are you reading, loving or being challenged by? We review the latest in fiction for dedicated readers and for those who wish they read more; and every month you can read along with us in the monthly book club.

Oprahs’ Book Club
Since 1996, Oprah has chosen selections for her book club that have engaged, enlightened and entertained readers.

Readings’s Recommended for Book Clubs
Readings is an independent retailer of books, music and film, with seven shops operating in Melbourne.

More than 20,000 book reviews of nearly 2,000 exceptional recent books, book excerpts, author interviews, author biographies and much more.