8 Quirky Book Facts
The first book bought on Amazon was Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought.
There's a book in the Welsh National Library that measures 1 mm x 1 mm. The title, Old King Cole, is so small that the pages can only be turned with a needle.
Author James Frazer had to move out of his Great Court, London, home because the floor was about to give way under the weight of his books.
One of my favorite authors, Ray Bradbury, asked out a bookstore clerk for his first date ever. They married in 1947 and stayed married until her death in 2003.
Tsundoku is a Japanese word that means buying a load of books and then not getting around to reading them.
Bibliosmia is a word that means the enjoyment of the smell of books.