The Intellectual Devotional Modern Culture: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently with the Culturati

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Rodale, Oct 14, 2008 - Reference - 384 pages
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In the tradition of the instant bestsellers The Intellectual Devotional and The Intellectual Devotional: American History comes the third installment in this indispensable series. In The Intellectual Devotional: Modern Culture, the authors explore the fascinating world of contemporary culture to offer 365 daily readings that provide the essential references needed to navigate the world today.

Quench your intellectual thirst with an overview of the literature, music, film, personalities, trends, sports, and pop references that have defined the way we live. From the Slinky to Star Wars; Beatlemania to Babe Ruth; flappers to fascism--refreshing your memory and dazzling your friends has never been easier, or more fun. Whether you're a trivia genius, pop-culture buff, or avid reader, you'll be riveted by this comprehensive journey through contemporary culture.

 

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Great bathroom book. Very interesting!

User Review  - paulrene4 - Overstock.com

Each topic is a one page read. Rotates through types of things... science arts history. Top of the page is large type middle is normal bottom is small type. You may need to keep reading glasses in the bathroom Read full review

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User Review  - glade1 - LibraryThing

I very much enjoy this Intellectual Devotional series. This is the second I have read. It is designed for a reader to peruse one page per day, similar to an inspirational devotional, but these books ... Read full review

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David S. Kidder is an entrepreneur with a wide range of technology and marketing expertise. Stories about Kidder and his companies have appeared in numerous publications, from the Wall Street Journal to the New York Times. He lives in Westchester, New York.

Noah D. Oppenhein, a senior producer of NBC's Today show, has extensive experience in television and print journalism. His writing has appeared in Esquire and the Wall Street Journal. He lives in New York City.

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