How a Book Can be More Fun Than a Beautiful Woman

If you thought infographics were a recent invention, think again.

The image below is from the back of a book originally published in 1943. Dell Books (no relation to the computer company) used it to show that its book would give the reader a better time than a date with a beautiful woman.

This comparison is quite funny and still somewhat true today.

Flickr via This isn’t Happiness

Publish date: February 13, 2012 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT