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People who classify books professionally have developed some predefined categories that cover many fictional works, some obviously made up just for laughs.
Even trying to categorize books by the gender of the author can be a time-consuming task.
Academics in literature programs, in their frenzy to solve possibly unsolvable problems, think and say some of the strangest things.
If you are going to write a book on books, you had better know something about them. The author of The Case for Books, Robert Darnton, knows books, their forms, their contents, their history, and even their abuses.
Today's theme song is a little street ditty that pits The Man against The Austrian Man: economist John Maynard Keynes versus his foil Friedrich A. Hayek.