How to Become a Scandal

How to Become a Scandal

for $ 7.99 , or download a preview

7.99 How to Become a Scandal http://covers.feedbooks.net/item/2095780.jpg?t=1518549823 http://www.feedbooks.com/item/2095780/how-to-become-a-scandal?utm_medium=uwishlist&utm_source=amazon

We all relish a good scandal—the larger the figure (governor, judge) and more shocking the particulars (diapers, cigars)—the better. But why do people feel compelled to act out their tangled psychodramas on the national stage, and why do we so enjoy watching them, hurling our condemnations while savoring every lurid detail?

With "pointed daggers of prose" (The New Yorker), Laura Kipnis examines contemporary downfall sagas to lay bare the American psyche: what… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (August 31, 2010)

Collection: Metropolitan Books

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English