Episode 44: Guinevere de la Mare’s ‘Love Letter to Reading’

Guinevere de la Mare, author of I’d Rather Be Reading, calls the compilation of art and essays “a love letter to reading.” De la Mare’s life-long love of reading led her to create the Silent Book Club, a “happy hour for introverts” that now has chapters in more than 50 cities worldwide. Listen in as Guinevere explains how a kindergarten rebellion kicked off her love of reading, how her two-year-old indirectly contributed to the birth of the Silent Book Club, how to say “Captain Underpants” in Italian and how to treasure reading in an age of shrinking attention spans.→ READ MORE