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Barbara Ehrenreich

3.58 of 5 Votes: 5
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This Land Is Their Land: Reports from a Divided Nation (2008)
3.47 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I read this recently and (of course) it seemed dated, but there are some events that she brings up that are relevant. Overall, this read to me like a collection of rants that were based on facts and then just extrapolated, so to me it just seemed too polemic and not as analytic ...
Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America (2008)
3.67 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Barbara Ehrenreich outlines a very good case for the dangers of positive thinking pervasive in our society, and goes to the source of it finding early American Calvinism andMary Baker's teachings of Christian Science at the root of our current love affair with mind over matter.As...
Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever's Search for the Truth about Everything (2014)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: 65 pages in and I'm just not connecting with it. I think it has to do more with how the book is written than the subject matter itself. Or the fact that my library ended up with the large-print version and the words just scream at me from the page. I can't hold it far enough a...
Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America and the World (2008)
3.67 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I am no fan of the “law of attraction” and prosperity-gospel preachers, but I think Ms Ehrenreich never really figured out what she was after with this book. For much of the book it seemed as if it was just a platform for her to condemn people who lack her critical thinking skill...
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