Pierre Bayard, "How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read"
Translated from the French by Jeffrey Mehlman
Bloomsbury | 2007 | ISBN: 1596914696 | 207 pages | siPDF | 2 MB
In this delightfully witty, provocative book, a huge hit in France that has drawn attention from critics and readers around the world, literature professor and psychoanalyst Pierre Bayard argues that not having read a book need not be an impediment to having an interesting conversation about it. Practical, funny, and thought-provoking, How to Talk About Books You Haven't Read
is in the end a love letter to books, offering a whole new perspective on how we read and absorb them. It's a book for book lovers everywhere to enjoy, ponder, and argue about—and perhaps even read.