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John Sutherland

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A Little History of Literature (2013)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Very enjoyable overview of literature just as the title indicates. I've read many of the authors he mentioned but not all, so it was nice to be introduced to a couple that I'll now give a try. It was also interesting to be given a kind of timeline of how literary styles have chan...
Lives of the Novelists: A History of Fiction in 294 Lives (2012)
3.94 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This book is so much fun. Written by an academic and published by Yale university Press, Lives is not what I'd expected. It's dishy and gossipy, filled with fun facts that you probably didn't know about your favorite authors. This 818 page door stop dishes on well known authors f...
Curiosities of Literature (2008)
3.3 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A Perfect Gift for the Book Lover in your Life!I thoroughly enjoyed this book. I wasn't quite sure that I would, as sometimes I find books about books to be rather dry. However, Sutherland has really done his research and the result is an enjoyable collection of interesting tidbi...
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