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How to read nonfiction like a professor: a smart, irreverent guide to biography, history, journalism, blogs, and everything in between

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subject_facetBooks and reading
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Reading comprehension
title_displayHow to read nonfiction like a professor : a smart, irreverent guide to biography, history, journalism, blogs, and everything in between
title_fullHow to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor A Smart, Irreverent Guide to Biography, History, Journalism, Blogs, and Everything in Between
How to read nonfiction like a professor : a smart, irreverent guide to biography, history, journalism, blogs, and everything in between / Thomas C. Foster
title_shortHow to read nonfiction like a professor
title_suba smart, irreverent guide to biography, history, journalism, blogs, and everything in between
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Language Arts
Literary Criticism
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Politics
Reading
Reading comprehension