Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Infamous Book Promotions Through the Years

Moby Lives relives them.

From the list...

Grimod de la Reyniere wanted to give some readers a truly memorable experience while promoting his book, Reflections on Pleasure, so he invited them to dinner, locked them in a hall, and insulted them for hours on end while black-robed waiters placed plates of food on top of a catafalque-turned-table. His book enjoyed multiple printings.

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