Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009

By: Persky, Stan

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In wide-ranging and innovative criticism, Stan Persky examines international non-fiction and fiction to engage with both the triumphs and tensions of reading and writing today. Evaluating works by established authors Philip Roth, Orhan Pamuk, J.M. Coetzee, and Jose Saramago, as well as emerging writers like Naomi Klein, Javier Cercas, and Chimamanda Adichie, Persky also showcases a remarkable group of reporters - Steve Coll, Dexter Filkins, and Rajiv Chandrasekaran - who have written essential books about global issues. An illuminating and accessible work about the present age, Reading the 21st Century introduces new ways of thinking about the world's most significant cultural, political, and moral problems.

Title: Reading the 21st Century: Books of the Decade, 2000-2009

Author Name: Persky, Stan

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Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press:

ISBN Number: 0773539093

ISBN Number 13: 9780773539099

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: Z0773539093Z2

Description: 0773539093 Crisp, clean, unread hardcover with light shelfwear to the dust jacket and a publisher's mark to one edge - Nice!