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    Not Drowning, Reading
    Not Drowning, Reading
    As a child, Andrew had a reading disability; now he is a psychoanalyst, and professionally adept in the art of conversation. Not Drowning, Reading is a work of literary non - fiction - a memoir about the art and the gift of reading: As a young child I couldn't read or write. That was something I knew about myself. If you'd have asked me, at the time, some question skilfully designed to elicit the child's sense of identity, it would have been there, resting just below the surface ... In adolescence I read as if my life depended on it, and I think it did. Now increasingly I read for enjoyment rather than survival. Relph's essays reveals a life via the books the author has encountered, and show how one might map a life through reading. From Amis to Bellow, Blake to Herzog, and Shakespeare to Woolf, these essays ask why it is that books are so important to us, and why our relationships with authors and characters can be as vital as any we form in 'real life'.
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    Book Author
    Andrew Relph
    Genre Biography & Autobiography , Literature
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459631670
    Publisher
    Fremantle Press
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    01-Mar-2012

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