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Why We Read What We Read: A Delightfully Opinionated Journey Through Bestselling Books

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Why We Read What We Read: A Delightfully Opinionated Journey Through Bestselling Books

Lisa Adams, John Heath, "Why We Read What We Read: A Delightfully Opinionated Journey Through Bestselling Books"
2007 | pages: 354 | ISBN: 140221054X | PDF | 1,5 mb

What do weight loss, evil emperors and tales of redemption have in common?

We readers have many dirty little secrets-and our bestselling books are spilling them all. We can't resist conspiratorial crooks or the number 7. We have bought millions of books about cheese. And over a million of us read more than 50 nearly identical books every single year.

In Why We Read What We Read, Lisa Adams and John Heath take an insightful and often hilarious tour through nearly 200 bestselling books, ferreting out their persistent themes and determining what those say about what we believe and how we relate to one another.

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