‘Dear Reader is a love letter to stories and reading from one of our very best memoirists. Joyful, poignant and essential reading for people who love books, this is a charming memoir told from to us from Cathy’s bookshelf. Charming and utterly delightful, it is a book to cherish’
–Nina Stibbe, author of Love, Nina
For as long as she can remember, Cathy Rentzenbrink has lost and found herself in stories. Growing up, she was rarely seen without her nose in a book and read in secret long after lights out. When tragedy struck, books kept her afloat. Eventually they lit the way to a new path, first as a bookseller and then as a writer. No matter what the future holds, reading will always help.
This is a moving, funny and joyous exploration of how books can change the course of your life, packed with recommendations from one reader to another.