Narcissus Leaves the Pool

Narcissus Leaves the Pool

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by Joseph Epstein
     
 


Joseph Epstein demonstrates time and again his talent for taking nearly any subject and polishing it into a gem of sparkling wit and fascination. In Narcissus Leaves the Pool, he displays his signature verve and charm in sixteen agile, entertaining pieces. Among his targets in this collection are name-dropping, talent versus genius, the cult of youthfulness, and…  See more details below

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Joseph Epstein demonstrates time and again his talent for taking nearly any subject and polishing it into a gem of sparkling wit and fascination. In Narcissus Leaves the Pool, he displays his signature verve and charm in sixteen agile, entertaining pieces. Among his targets in this collection are name-dropping, talent versus genius, the cult of youthfulness, and the information revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618872169
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
07/03/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
715,968
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

JOSEPH EPSTEIN is the author of the best-selling Snobbery and of Friendship, among other books, and was formerly editor of the American Scholar. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, the Atlantic Monthly, and other magazines. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.

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