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Thomas W. Hodgkinson
How to Sound Cultured
Icon Books, December 2015
How to Sound Cultured introduces you to there and many more of the most brilliant artists and thinkers of all time, gives an astonishingly simple summary of their ideas, and suggests a casual way to mention them in conversation.
So go on. Obey the
of self-improvement. Escape the
of not knowing who Kafka was. And complete the
Kierkegaardian stage transition
to become a newer, more cultured-sounding version of you. Then you can dazzle and infuriate your friends in equal measure with your relentless intellectual name-dropping.
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