Readers who appreciate literature, or who would like to increase their knowledge of it would do well to read, Why I Read: The Serious Pleasure of Books by Wendy Lesser. It is a companionable guide to books where Ms. Lesser shares her opinions and musings of particular works and authors This book might also be of interest to book club members who would like to develop their analyzing skills. Ms. Lesser opines that character is part of plot and asks if the character is persuasive.
At the end of the book, Ms. Lesser provides list of a hundred books to read for pleasure.
Written by Reference Librarian Ellie 5/5/14.