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Enough Said: What’s gone wrong with the language of politics? Hardcover – 1 Sep 2016

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  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Bodley Head (1 Sept. 2016)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1847923127
  • ISBN-13: 978-1847923127
  • Product Dimensions: 16.2 x 3.4 x 24 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars 11 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 363,112 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"[A] superb book… Thompson’s own experience in the media is brilliantly deployed throughout for insight… Thompson is a sharp and entertaining analyst of political language itself." (Steven Poole Guardian)

"He writes restlessly and compellingly… [An] intricately but also urgently argued book." (John Lloyd Financial Times)

"Thompson’s great virtue in this book is his steady and cool-headed historicism… Thompson is lucid, well read, level-headed and thoughtful. His range of reference is wide…He has a robust familiarity with the history of scholarship on rhetoric, and scatters his text with easeful and on-point references to Max Weber, Martin Heidegger and Marshall McLuhan… The detail is excellent. Enough Said’s particular glories, to this reader, are Thompson’s frequent and sensitive close readings of particular instances of public language." (Sam Leith Prospect)

"[An] important study ... [Thompson] usually advances his case in cool, nuanced and forensic prose, but he is a blistering flame-thrower about the consequences of the digital revolution." (Andrew Rawnsley Observer)

"Thompson not only writes beautifully. He knows what he is talking about… [An] enjoyable, thought-provoking mix of manifesto, history, rhetorical analysis and autobiography." (Tim Bale Literary Review)

"Given Thompson's standing as a past leader of one of the world's dominant news organizations and the current head of another, what he thinks about the interactions among politicians, citizens and the press is by definition important." (New York Times Book Review)

"An ambitious book… The book is at its most persuasive when it grapples with the dilemmas of our time." (Roger Mosey New Statesman)

"Thompson uses his unique vantage point … to assess the deterioration of political language and the current state of the media landscape. Thompson’s writing packs a high percentage of insights per page and his book manages to be an exemplary investigation, a history, an autopsy, a practical manual, and a cautionary tale all at once. " (Publishers Weekly)

"For the analysis – and the insights from a distinguished and experienced journalist and news executive – the book is well worth a read." (Enlightened Economist)

"Enough Said has real value ... We may thank Mark Thompson for the story he has told." (Jonathon Green Daily Telegraph)

About the Author

Mark Thompson is CEO of the New York Times and has served as Chief Executive of Channel 4 and Director General of the BBC. In 2012 he was a visiting professor of rhetoric and the art of public persuasion at the University of Oxford.


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