Adult Nonfiction PN6231.B62 L48 2012
Summary: Want to impress the hot stranger at the bar who asks for your take on Infinite Jest? Dying to shut up the blowhard in front of you whoe(tm)s pontificating on Cormac McCarthye(tm)s eoerecurring road narrativese? Having difficulty keeping Francine Prose and Annie Proulx straight? For all those overwhelmed readers who need to get a firm grip on the relentless onslaught of must-read books to stay on top of the inevitable conversations that swirl around them, Lauren Letoe(tm)s Judging a Book by Its Lover is manna from literary heaven! A hilarious send-up ofe"and inspired homage toe"the passionate and peculiar world of book culture, this guide to literary debate leaves no reader or author unscathed, at once adoring and skewering everyone from Jonathan Franzen to Ayn Rand to Dostoyevsky and the people who read them.
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