Books and the People


Day to Day Pamphlets, no. 38. Green paper wrappers.

Source: Archives of the Hogarth Press, University of Reading

Image Rights Holder: Penguin Random House UK

Books and the People




Originally titled 'The Democratisation of Books', this essay in the Day to Day Pamphlets series (no. 38) outline's Cole's thesis that the book-world was seeing a revolution in access and the consumption of books. 

Cole's research came from a series of articles published in the Listener between 22 December 1937 and 12 January 1938.