Writers on Reading

Writers on Reading – Joel Kaye

What did you like reading as a child? Comics.  Books about aeroplanes. Giles cartoons. Comics Who is your favourite author and why? Richard Brautigan: was totally new. Raymond Chandler: atmosphere. Dickens: overall mastery and coherence What are your recollections of English lessons at school? Poetry I didn’t connect with. An odd, bloodless approach to Shakespeare.…