Not Drowning, Reading

Written by Andrew Relph

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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

Properties
ISBN 9781921696800 (Paperback)
Formats B+ Format (205 x 138mm) (Paperback)
Categories Current Affairs, Culture & Social History
Autobiography, Biography & Memoir
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Pages 184
Publication Year 2012
Edition 1st
Publisher Fremantle Press
  • Andrew relph

    Andrew Relph

    Andrew Relph is a clinical psychologist and psychotherapist who lives and works in Perth. Read more