The Man without Qualities

Morris Berman (Author)
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Description

George Haskel, a retired professor of German literature, decides to found an institute to promote dullness, as a counterpoint to the hustling celebrity culture of contemporary America. The venture soon attracts a number of brilliant misfits, who transform the project into a political movement, the Authentic Party, that ultimately swells to 8 million members. Events begin to overtake George and his merry band, as luminaries such as Bill Maher, Woody Allen, and Jerry Brown get on board. The final showdown with the White House threatens a coup d'état: Will America undertake a radical shift in the direction of authenticity, or will it remain committed to business as usual?

Product Details

Price
$15.00  $13.80
Publisher
Oliver Arts and Open Press
Publish Date
February 05, 2016
Pages
176
Dimensions
5.5 X 0.38 X 8.5 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780988334359
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About the Author

Morris Berman is a cultural historian and the author of The Twilight of American Culture. He has held a number of university appointments, most recently as Visiting Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC.