Should you finish every book you start? How has your family influenced the way you read? What is literary style? How is the Nobel Prize like the World Cup? Why do you hate the book your friend likes? Is writing really just like any other job? What happens to your brain when you read a good book? As a novelist, translator and critic, Tim Parks is well-placed to investigate any questions we have about books and reading. In this collection of lively and provocative pieces he talks about what readers want from books and how to ...

Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books 2016, Vintage, London

ISBN-13: 9781784701796

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Where I'm Reading from: The Changing World of Books 2015, New York Review of Books

ISBN-13: 9781590178843

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Where I'm Reading From: The Changing World of Books 2014, Harvill Secker, London

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