Thursday, November 13, 2014

The top 10 books about reading

Rebecca Mead is a staff writer for The New Yorker and the author of My Life in Middlemarch.

One of her ten favorite books about books, or about reading, as shared at the Guardian:
U and I by Nicholson Baker

Baker got there first – or at least early – with U and I, published in 1992. This short, startlingly original book marvelously meditates upon, and conveys, one writer’s compulsive obsession with another: in Baker’s case, John Updike.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue