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TV is Good for You

Dan Jacobson

‘Television is constantly accused of encouraging apathy, sloth, passivity, illiteracy, mindlessness and docility among those who are addicted to watching it.’

Dan Jacobson

Dan Jacobson was born in South Africa and lives in London. His novels include The Rape of Tamar and The God-Fearer. He has won the Somerset Maugham Award for his first book of essays, Time of Arrival, The H H Wingate Award for his novel, The Confessions of Josef Baisz, and the J R Ackerley Award for Autobiography for Time and Time Again. His most recent book is All for Love (2005).

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