All posts tagged: Paul Fournel

Book Review – ‘Dear Reader’

Title: Dear Reader Author: Paul Fournel Genre: Literary Fiction Release Date: November 3, 2015 Rating: ★★★★★ “Old-school publisher meets e-reader: chaos ensues. There’s a lot of good to be said about publishing, mainly about the food. The books, though – Robert Dubois feels as if he’s read the books, but still they keep coming back to him, the same old books just by new authors. Maybe he’s ready to settle into the end of his career, like it’s a tipsy afternoon after a working lunch. But then he is confronted with a gift: a piece of technology, a gizmo, a reader… Dear Reader takes a wry, affectionate look at the world of publishing, books and authors, and is a very funny, moving story about the passing of the old and the excitement of the new.” (Pushkin Press) Books about books and reading are probably my favourite kind of book. I think they’re a favourite of just about any voracious reader, perhaps because these particular books speak directly to the book nerd within us and we can see …