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Not Drowning, Reading

by Andrew Relph

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About the Book

As a child, Relph had a reading disability; now he is a psychoanalyst and professional conversationalist whose memoir explores why our relationships with authors and characters can be as vital as any we form in ‘real life’.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK
‘… has brought a new perspective to my reading.’ Phillip Adams

‘This conversation about literature [is one that] few readers will be able to resist joining.’ Robert Dessaix

‘[A] warm and profound book about the deep value of thoughtfulness, of loving and reading.’ Brenda Walker

Not Drowning, Reading is a psychological autobiography through books; an absorbing meditation on the ways authors, characters, and readers can interact.’ Australian Book Review

Categories
Current Affairs, Culture & Social History, Biography & Autobiography
Publication Year
2012
Edition
1st
Publisher
Fremantle Press
ISBN13
9781921696800
HB/PB
Paperback
Format
B+ Format (205 x 138mm)
Pages
184
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Sample Chapter
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