Amusing ourselves to death: public discourse in the age of show business

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Heinemann, Feb 10, 1986 - Social Science - 184 pages
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Review: Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

User Review  - Forester McClatchey - Goodreads

It isn't fair to read any writer immediately after Nabokov. Postman's prose inevitably seemed cro-magnon, but at least it was clear and, fittingly, entertaining. Read full review

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User Review  - Mohammed Al-Garawi - Goodreads

The main thesis of this book is that television has negatively affected the level of public discourse in contemporary America. Postman starts off by comparing Huxley's and Orwell's dystopian futures ... Read full review

Contents

The Age of Show Business
83
Now This
99
Shuffle Off to Bethlehem
114
Copyright

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