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What We See When We Read - Peter Mendelsund
What We See When We Read
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780804171649 (0804171645)
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 464
Edition language: English
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Peregrinations
Peregrinations rated it
0.0 Done!
This took me a couple of years to get through. Not that I wanted to savor each page and each thought because it brought some new insight but because every time I picked it up to read a few more pages, the only thought that came to mind was, "Emperor's New Clothes." Sorry; I didn't like it. I did not...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0
You really will not look at reading the same way after you read this book. It's rather interesting, and nicely designed. I wonder if Anne Rice has read this. Actually, I know the answer to that, I think.
catpdx
catpdx rated it
3.0 What We See When We Read
Visually beautiful, but it did become a bit tiresome. Seemed more gimmicky than insightful at times.
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment rated it
5.0 What We See When We Read
A beautifully designed book that considers what we see/experience/interpret when we read. Fascinating and wonderful to look at.
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader
Ryan DeJonghe - The Avid Reader rated it
5.0
As I round the corner to my 140th of the year, I can say WHAT WE SEE WHEN WE READ stands atop as the most brilliant I’ve read of all. Arranged both conceptually and visually in mouth-gaping magnificence, genius Peter Mendelsund captures the very essence—the shared bond—of our reading pleasure. The a...
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