Elements of Taste: Understanding What We Like and Why, Benjamin Errett
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Elements of Taste: Understanding What We Like and Why

Author: Benjamin Errett

Narrator: Sean Pratt

Unabridged: 5 hr 32 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Gildan Audio

Published: 11/01/2017

Genre: Social Science - Popular Culture

Synopsis

From My Little Pony to the Sex Pistols: An engaging exploration of why we love what we love Katy Perry. Wes Anderson. Coldplay. Star Wars. Hamilton. Gilmore Girls. We all have our most and least favorite things. But why? In this smart, funny, and well-researched audiobook, Benjamin Errett brings together the latest findings from the worlds of psychology, criticism, neuroscience, market research, and more to examine what taste really means-and what it can teach us about ourselves. Covering kitsch, nostalgia, snobbery, bad taste, George Michael, and what it means to be "basic," this is the ultimate read for anyone who devours popular and not-so-popular culture.

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