The Pleasures of Reading: A Booklover's Alphabet

The Pleasures of Reading: A Booklover's Alphabet

by Catherine Sheldrick Ross

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Overview

Based on years of ground-breaking research, this book supplies a look at the unique relationship between each text and the individual reader that results in a satisfying, pleasurable, and even life-changing reading experience.

• Supplies succinct, authoritative, and readable accounts on a wide range of genre literature and explains why these types of books appeal to readers

• Promotes the librarian's role with readers and helps librarians design readers' advisory services to better serve readers

• Offers valuable insights into readers and reading based on reading research

• Includes an extensive bibliography and list of relevant titles for further reading

• Provides a fascinating read for librarians, educators, and avid readers

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610694339
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/27/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 270
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Catherine Sheldrick Ross, PhD, is professor emeritus of Library and Information Science at Western University, Ontario, Canada.

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