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Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit
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APA Citation (style guide)

Joseph Epstein. (2011). Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Joseph Epstein. 2011. Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Joseph Epstein, Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011.

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Joseph Epstein. Gossip: The Untrivial Pursuit. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011. Web.

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Written in his trademark erudite and witty style, Gossip captures the complexity of this immensely entertaining subject.

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