[ adapted from my comments to rkbookreviews on his review of the book Stop What You’re Doing And Read This by Carmen Callil, Nicholas Carr, Jane Davis, Mark Haddon, Blake Morrison, Tim Parks, Michael Rosen, Zadie Smith, Jeanette Winterson, Dr. MaryAnne Wolf, & Dr. Mirit Barzillai ]
It does sound like a good book. I liked your notes on the Dr. Jane Davis essay.
I find that I become a cheerleader for my favorite books, always trying to get my friends to read them. This rarely works … but I’ve found a different way to share my beloved stories: reading them aloud.