The Gifts of Reading
That is reading the act, not Reading the Berkshire city!
This book comprises a series of essays by authors and writers on the pleasures and joys of reading, giving and receiving books. The book is inspired by an essay by Robert Macfarlane which begins with the lines
‘This story, like so many stores, begins with a gift. The gift, like so many gifts, was a book . . .’
Published to coincide with the twentieth anniversary of global literacy non-profit, Room to Read, The Gifts of Reading offers inspiring, unforgettable proof of the power and necessity of books and reading. The contributors include William Boyd, Jackie Morris, Roddy Doyle and Philip Pullman.
Hardback. 334 pages.
14.3cm x 22.3cm x 3.1cm