5 Books That Will Teach You Everything You Need to Know About Advertising

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These books offer insight into the weird world of advertising. Illustration: Dianna McDougall; Sources: Amazon

If you’re going to devote your career to something, it helps to study it before you commit—especially in a sector like advertising, which can be either banal and soul-crushing, or diverse and disruptive, depending on how you approach it (or who you’re talking to).

@luckthelady angela.natividad@gmail.com Angela Natividad is a frequent contributor to Adweek's creativity blog, AdFreak. She is also the author of Generation Creation and co-founder of Hurrah, an esports agency. She lives in Paris and when she isn't writing, she can be found picking food off your plate.