I may have to buy this book… at some point.
My Amazon Wishlist is 1200 items long, with at least 1000 of the items being books. But this is brilliant, either way!
1. The right to not read
2. The right to skip pages
3. The right to not finish
4. The right to reread
5. The right to read anything
6. The right to escapism
7. The right to read anywhere
8. The right to browse
9. The right to read out loud
10. The right to not defend your tastes
This witty, refreshing book from a celebrated author and seasoned teacher is a passionate defense of reading — just for the joy of it.
First published in 1992 and even more relevant now, Daniel Pennac’s quirky ode to reading has sold more than a million copies in his native France. Drawing on his experiences as a child, a parent, and an inner-city teacher in Paris, the author reflects on the power of story and reminds us of our right to read anything, anywhere, anytime, so long as…
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