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How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read

How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read( )
Author: Bayard, Pierre
Translator: Mehlman, Jeffrey
Read by: Gardner, Grover
ISBN:978-1-4332-0798-3
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Blackstone Audio, Incorporated
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $19.95
Book Description:

In this delightfully tongue-in-cheek book, a #3 bestseller in France, literature professor Bayard contends that, in this age of infinite publication, the truly cultivated person is not the one who has read a book but the one who understands the book's place in our culture. Using examples from works by Graham Greene, Umberto Eco, and others (and even the movie Groundhog Day), Bayard examines the many kinds of "non-reading" (forgotten books, books discussed by others, books we've...
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Book Details
Pages:5
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.54 x 6.66 x 0.71 Inches
Book Weight:0.74 Pounds



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