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Ulin, David L(Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781632171948
  • ISBN: 1632171945
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxiii, 156 pages ; 19 cm
  • Edition: Second edition.
  • Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books, [2018]

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Based on an essay that appeared in the Los Angeles Times on August 9, 2009.
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"The new introduction and afterword bring fresh ... Read More
Subject: Ulin, David L Books and reading
Books and reading Psychological aspects
Information society
Literature Philosophy
Summary: "The new introduction and afterword bring fresh relevance to this insightful rumination on the act of reading--as a path to critical thinking, individual and political identity, civic engagement, and resistance. The former LA Times book critic expands his short book, rich in ideas, on the consequence of reading to include the considerations of fake news, siloed information, and the connections between critical thinking as the key component of engaged citizenship and resistance. Here is the case for reading as a political act in both public and private gestures, and for the ways it enlarges the world and our frames of reference, all the while keeping us engaged"--
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