What Is She Reading?

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

During lockdown, a Twitter account called Bookcase Credibility (bio: ‘What you say is not as important as the bookcase behind you’) gathered a hundred thousand followers for its witty captions attached to screengrabs of pundits and politicians using bookshelves as Zoom backdrops. One memorable tweet diagnosed a Cabinet minister’s upside-down copy of a book called What Works as a cry for help. We all ‘read’ people’s books as part of interpreting them and their self-presentation. Three

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