The Literary Almanac


Whether echoing the changing seasons or set in a particular month, each of the 24 books recommended in ‘The Literary Almanac’ has been selected to chime with that time of year to provide a richer reading experience and open our imaginations to the different seasons and rhythms of our world. Beautifully illustrated throughout with original artwork, this compendium guides you through a trove of bookish delights.

ISBN: 9781529412918 Author: Beauman, Fran Publisher: Greenfinch Publication Date: 23rd September 2021 Imprint: Greenfinch Cover: Hardback Dewey: 809 (edition:23) Pages: 192 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: , ,

Discover over 300 seasonal book recommendations in the ultimate reading list for book lovers everywhere.


‘I will be giving this book to everyone I know’ – Elizabeth Day

‘Francesca Beauman writes about the books she loves with irresistible passion, knowledge and warmth … This is the best kind of reading celebration’ – Rachel Joyce


Spanning the dreary, cold days of January to the first flushes of spring and then the blazing August heat, bibliophile Francesca Beauman offers up a wealth of book recommendations. From The Count of Monte Cristo to Elena Ferrante’s Neapolitan Quartet, each has been selected to chime with a particular time of year and provide a richer reading experience.

Beautifully illustrated throughout, this charming guide will delight, inspire and seriously extend your ‘To Be Read’ list!

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