How To Talk About Books You Haven't Read (Paperback)
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How To Talk About Books You Haven't Read (Paperback)

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Paperback 208 Pages / Published: 02/01/2009
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How and why do we spend so much time talking about forgotten books, books we've skimmed or books we've only heard about? In this mischievous and provocative book, Pierre Bayard contends that the truly cultivated person does not need to read books: understanding their place in our culture is enough.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781847080561
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 160 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 14 mm


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'A foxy French bestseller, this theoretical jeu d'esprit - is the perfect gift for dinner-party pseuds' Daily Telegraph 'Rich, meaty and immensely enjoyable' Sunday Times 'Brilliant stuff' The Times 'A witty and painfully accurate analysis of the ways in which we get acquainted with literature and the part it can play in our lives' Independent 'A guide to maintaining a healthy, guilt-free relationship with books. I found it liberating' New Statesman

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