Have you ever found yourself in an inevitable social situation where you’re forced to talk about books you haven’t read?

Cultured people are generally expected to have read the significant works of literature but it’s obviously not possible to read everything.

“How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read” by Pierre Bayard was a huge hit in France and drew attention all over the world.

A literature professor and psychoanalyst, Bayard argues that you can have an interesting conversation about a book you haven’t read.

He offers advice on varieties of books – ones you haven’t read to ones you’ve never even heard of, and shares how to make a sticky social situation better.

Credits: Visakan on Twitter

TO DO: Read How to Talk About Books You Haven’t Read by Pierre Bayard.

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