Harold K. Bush
Harold K. Bush teaches at Saint Louis University and is the author of Continuing Bonds with the Dead: Parental Grief and Nineteenth-Century Authors (University of Alabama Press).
The title of Nathaniel Philbrick’s slim new meditation foregrounds the questions at the heart of every assignment made by every English teacher: Why read this book? Or that book? For that matter, why do we assign reading in the first place?
reviewed by Harold K. Bush May 31, 2012
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