The Use and Abuse of Literature (Pantheon)
The Bookworm locks horns with Harvard's literary theorist and Shakespeare scholar Marjorie Garber. They disagree about nearly everything: how literature should be read, how it should be taught. But they do agree about one thing — they are deep lovers of literature. By the time they've finished bucking and snarling, they've provided one of the most diverting literary debates you're ever likely to hear on radio.
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