TOWER OF PSYCHOBABBLE

PRONOUNCING ON THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE SEXES HAS MADE JOHN GRAY MASTER OF A SELF-HELP UNIVERSE. BUT IS HE MORE OF A HEALER OR A HUCKSTER?

Pay attention, folks, because there's going to be a quiz later. Here's how to give a woman a compliment: you tell her she looks nice. Or better yet, you say, "You look so nice." Or, "You really look so nice." Or, "You look very, very nice." Got it? But did you need a book to tell you how to mix those adverbs and adjectives so very creatively?

For the millions of devotees of John Gray (Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus), the answer is apparently yes. This week 300,000 copies of the newest addition to Gray's oeuvre, Mars and...

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