Quick, I Need a Good Book!

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You're standing in an airport bookstore. Your flight is in the late stages of boarding. You have less than four minutes to choose what book to take with you. How do you decide?


Stanley Fish, author, professor of law at Florida International University and guest columnist at The New York Times



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