Not Drowning, Reading
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