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October 19, 2012

Is Reading Sexy?

Filed under: Books — Tags: , , , , , , — Bookblurb @ 6:16 am

“Nothing about sex is cerebral…at least, none of the good parts are.”–Chuck Klosterman

By John Jarzemsky

People have a tendency to predict the demise of art forms, in some cases not long after their inception. Reading and literature have certainly been no exception, and those who would consider themselves gatekeepers of culture have tried multiple paths towards preservation, often presented in the form of “reading awareness.” Awareness campaigns have a long and controversial track record, with many being maligned as redundant and a needless waste of money, but for better or for worse, they’ve been with us for a long time, and probably always will be.

And what better way to make someone aware of something than by tying it to sex?

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