“The Reader’s Bill of Rights” by Daniel Pennac from The Rights of The Reader (1992) translated from the French by Sarah Adams.
- The right not to read
- The right to skip
- The right not to finish a book
- The right to read it again
- The right to read anything
- The right to mistake a book for real life
- The right to read anywhere
- The right to dip in
- The right to read out loud
- The right to be quiet
Can you tell that I already love this book? The Rights of the Reader has only been in my hands for less than a week and I’ve already read it and started rereading it.
Originally published in France in 1992, it wasn’t until last year that this book was translated and published in the United States. We have been missing out.
Understand this is not a review. I want to read it again before I post my thoughts. I can say this is a book about the love of reading and how to spread that love to children and young adults. You can click on the title and follow the link to Amazon for more information about the book. I think throughout the week I’ll post more quotes from the book. Happy Sunday!
What book do you currently love?