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  • A book about reading that only makes you want to read more and a book about writing that needs to be read

    Tim Adams, Observer
  • Long overdue, challenging and absorbing

    Alan Taylor, Herald
  • Parks has the ability to make other writers seem not just enriching but exciting as well

    Sam Jordison, Independent
  • This book will make you think about what and how you read

    Bridie Pritchard, UK Press Syndication
  • Insightful, provocative, funny and frightening, this wry, fast-paced and passionate series of essays encourages us to re-evaluate our perception of reading and books

    Good Book Guide
  • I love Tim Parks.

    William Leith, Evening Standard
  • Stimulating and genuinely thought-provoking collection of pieces.

    The Herald
  • Pacy and thought provoking.

    Rebecca Kershaw, Nudge

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