Did she read them all? Have you read every single title on your shelves?
Since then, millions of people have queued up to pay for it. Did they misread the very clear instruction in the title? Other favorite authors include hyper-masculine seers of societal decadence, Chuck Palahniuk and Brett Easton Ellis.
How do we know this? See her list, with commentary, below. Anything by Charles Bukowski or William S. Book sellers tend to keep books by these authors behind the counter because they get swiped so often.
If you notice a theme here, Bukowski, Burroughs, and Kerouac books all share, shall I put it bluntly, content of sex and drugs. It seems that those most likely to commit a reckless act stealing are also interested in reading about reckless acts.
The majority of book thieves are young, white males, and this is what they read.
The Great Gatsby by F. Which was actually one of the most commonly stolen books long before the movie came out.
Steal this Book did not crack the top seven, though it did receive honorable mention, along with Hunter S. Hoffman comes in at number six. When it comes to books stolen from libraries, on the other hand, Huber points out this dynamic: We do not assume that you, dear upstanding reader, have ever stolen a book, or anything else.
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In , Abbie Hoffman published his countercultural how-to/”hip Boy Scout handbook,” Steal This Book. Since then, millions of people have queued up to pay for it. Did they misread the very clear instruction in the title? Or did most of Hoffman’s readers think of it as another Yippie hoax.