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This summer, I found myself re-reading Alice Walker's The Color Purple, a book that is both wonderful and awful. After finishing, I asked myself, "Why do some books by great authors (or parts of books by great authors) work so well, while others fail?"
As long as bookstores exist, people will keep buying books because the person next to them puts it in their hands. Literally.