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How to Read Nonfiction Like a Professor: Critical Thinking in the Age of Bias, Contested Truth, and Disinformation

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The New York Times bestselling author of How to Read Literature Like a Professor uses the same skills to teach how to access accurate information in a rapidly changing 24/7 news cycle and become better readers, thinkers, and consumers of media.

We live in an information age, but it is increasingly difficult to know which information to trust. Fake news is rampant in mass
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Paperback, 336 pages
Expected publication: May 26th 2020 by Harper Perennial
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I took a few classes on journalism and worked in a research lab while tutoring research methodology to my fellow undergrads, so thinking critically is something that was basically beaten into me in college. But I fully support anything that is geared towards debunking fake news and making people think critically about the news media that they consume.
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Thomas C. Foster is Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Flint, where he teaches classes in contemporary fiction, drama, and poetry as well as creative writing and composition. Foster has been teaching literature and writing since 1975, the last twenty-one years at the University of Michigan-Flint. He lives in East Lansing, Michigan.

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