By Pierre Bayard
L’étude des différentes manières de ne pas lire un livre, des events délicates où l’on se retrouve quand il faut en parler et des moyens à mettre en œuvre pour se sortir d’affaire montre que, contrairement aux idées reçues, il est tout à fait attainable d’avoir un échange passionnant à propos d’un livre que l'on n'a pas lu, y compris, et peut-être surtout, avec quelqu’un qui ne l'a pas lu non plus.
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