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The Disappointment Advantage: Why We Like to Read About Less Than Successful Characters in Literature


Hello readers, I just finished reading Dave Eggers book, “A Hologram for the King”, published by McSweeney’s, July 2012.  Please find a New York Times book review link below: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/22/books/review/a-hologram-for-the-king-by-dave-eggers.html?pagewanted=all Mr. Eggers’ novel centers around a main character, Alan Clay, a consultant and former bicycle manufacturer originally from Dedham, Massachusetts, on a last chance venture […]