Wednesday, July 25

On Not Reading "Important" Books

In the current issue of the Times Literary Supplement, Adrian Tahourdin discusses Pierre Bayard’s elegant and witty essay, Comment Parler des Livres que l'on N'a Pas Lus, (translated as, How to Discuss Books that One Hasn’t Read). It is simultaneously hilarious and sobering--and a delightful poke in the eye of the elite cultural literati and gliterati.

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