In Praise of Reading and Fiction

In Praise of Reading and Fiction

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On December 7, 2010, Mario Vargas Llosa was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. His Nobel lLecture is a resounding tribute to fiction's power to inspire readers to greater ambition, to dissent, and to political action. "We would be worse than we are without the good books we have read, more conformist, not as restless, more submissive, and the critical spirit, the engine of progress, would not even exist," Vargas Llosa writes. "Like writing, reading is a protest… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 12, 2011)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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