The Reading Room

Some books about books and the love of reading

| November / December 2005

Remarkable Reads: 34 Writers and Their Adventures in Readingedited by J. Peder Zane (Norton, 2004)

The American Classics: A Personal Essayby Denis Donoghue(Yale University Press, 2005)

A History of Readingby Steven Roger Fischer(Reaktion Books, 2003)

Why Read?by Mark Edmundson(Bloomsbury, 2004)

Nothing Remains the Same: Rereading and Rememberingby Wendy Lesser(Houghton Mifflin, 2002)

Every Book Its Reader: The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the Worldby Nicholas A. Basbanes(HarperCollins, 2005)