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How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading Paperback – August 15, 1972
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"It shows concretely how the serious work of proper reading may be accomplished and how much it may yield in the way of instruction and delight.", The New Yorker
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About the Author
Dr. Charles Van Doren earned advanced degrees in both literature and mathematics from Columbia University, where he later taught English and was the Assistant Director of the Institute for Philosophical Research. He also worked for Encyclopedia Britannica in Chicago.
- Item Weight : 11.9 ounces
- Paperback : 426 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0671212095
- ISBN-13 : 978-0671212094
- Product Dimensions : 5.31 x 1 x 8.25 inches
- Publisher : Touchstone; Revised and Updated ed. Edition (August 15, 1972)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #3,119 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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