Where Books Fall Open

WHERE BOOKS FALL OPEN: A Reader’s Anthology of Wit and Passion

2002 Book Sense 76 Selection

Bascove is a gifted reader and a superb painter…in this elegant, witty and quietly moving collection of poems, prose and pictures in praise of books. Bascove celebrates the reading and writing life from childhood to old age, fitting an astonishing number of outstanding writers into a small space just as her lush paintings swell delectably within their frames. – Booklist

A passionate look at the pleasures of reading. – Publishers Weekly

This book is so intimate and satisfying, reading it feels like spending several hours with your favorite writers over a mug of something hot and delicious – Faith Middleton, Connecticut Public Radio


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