One of the most singular and extravagant imaginations of the twentieth century, the novelist and essayist Georges Perec was a true original who delighted in wordplay, puzzles, taxonomies and seeing the extraordinary in the everyday. In these virtuoso writings about books and language, he discusses different ways of reading, a list of the things he really must do before he dies and the power of words to overcome the chaos of the world.
Penguin's 'Great Ideas' series has been relaunched after a decade's hiatus with a new selection of 20 pocket-sized titles, featuring the works of many of the great thinkers, radicals., pioneers, and visionaries whose ideas have helped shaped the world
All beautifully re-published with bespoke cover designs.
Size: 181 x 111mm