How to Talk about Books You Haven't Read
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: October 2007
Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes
In this mischievous book, a #3 bestseller in France that's racking up press coverage and rights sales around the world, 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.
"It may well be that too many books are published, but by good fortune, not all must be read....A survivor's guide to life in the chattering classes...evidently much in need."-New York Times