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Published by Houghton Mifflin Trade and Reference in Boston .
Written in English

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Open LibraryOL24283382M
ISBN 100618544429

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  Try a novella and ditch your snobbery: five ways to read more books Reading is good for the brain and the soul, but we don’t always find the time, the inclination – or the right book. That can.   The greatest stories appeal to our deepest selves, the parts of us snobbery can’t reach, the parts that connect the child to the adult and the brain to the heart and reality to dreams. Stories, at their essence, are enemies of snobbery. And . With dishy detail, Joseph Epstein skewers all manner of elitism as he examines how snobbery works, where it thrives, and the pitfalls and perils in thinking you’re better than anyone else. Offering arch observations on the new footholds of snobbery, including food, fashion, high-achieving children, schools, politics, being with-it—whatever.   Book snobbery can be insidious, demeaning and sometimes downright spiteful. The intention for the book snob looking down their nose at someone else's choice of reading is to demean the other person and give an exaggerated inflated status to their own preferred choices and by implication their own intellect which is no doubt questionable..