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Night School: A Reader for Grownups (original 2007; edition 2019)

by Zsófia Bán (Author), Jim Tucker (Translator), Péter Nádas (Afterword)

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Zsófia Ban'sNight School: A Reader for Adults uses a textbook format to build an encyclopedia of life--subject by subject, from self-help to geography to chemistry to French. With subtle irony, Ban's collection of "lectures" guides readers through the importance and uses of the power ofNohoo (or "know-how"), tells of the travels of young Flaubert to Egypt with his friend Maxime, and includes a missive from Laika the dog minutes before being blasted off into space, never to be seen again. A wildly clever book that makes our all-too-familiar world appear simultaneously foreign and untamed, and brings together lust, taboos, and the absurd in order to teach us the art of living.… (more)
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Title:Night School: A Reader for Grownups
Authors:Zsófia Bán (Author)
Other authors:Jim Tucker (Translator), Péter Nádas (Afterword)
Info:Open Letter (2019), 270 pages
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