The New York Times writes, “Wendy Lesser is a serious reader — a quality reader — and this book is a serious pleasure,” referring to her recent Why I Read. Don’t miss this conversation in which Lesser, editor of the arts journal The Threepenny Review discusses what it means to read great books, why books and reading matter, and how to enhance your own reading pleasure.
Wendy Lesser is an art critic, novelist and founding editor of The Threepenny Review. Her books include "The Pagoda in the Garden," "Room for Doubt," and "Why I Read."
Erik Tarloff is the author of the novels “Face-Time,” “The Man Who Wrote the Book,” and most recently “All Our Yesterdays.” Tarloff has written extensively for the screen, both big and small, and has contributed political journalism and arts criticism to a large number of publications, including the New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, Slate, The Atlantic, American Prospect, and The Guardian.