The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves

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Price
$14.99  $13.94
Publisher
HarperOne
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Pages
205
Dimensions
5.4 X 7.98 X 0.55 inches | 0.39 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060730598

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About the Author
Curtis White is the author of the novels Memories of My Father Watching TV and Requiem. A widely acclaimed essayist, his work appears regularly in Context and Harper's. He is an English professor at Illinois State University and the current president of the Center for Book Culture/Dalkey Archive Press
Reviews

"A splendidly cranky academic." -- Molly Ivins

"The Middle Mind is a strong, knowledgeable, entertaining (and imaginative!) argument" -- John Barth

"Cogent, acute, beautiful, merciless, and true." -- David Foster Wallace, author of Infinite Jest

"Curt White gives name to an ugly soul-killer already in our midst." -- Greg Palast, NYTimes bestselling author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy

"A sharp, erudite and witty text that... could help set our country on a path to a saner future." -- John de Graaf, co-author of Affluenza: The All-Consuming Epidemic

"The trouble with "Middle Mind" is that it neutralizes genuinely useful insights that don't look like anything instantly recognizable." -- Andrei Codrescu, author of The Disappearance of the Outside

"The most inspiringly wicked social critic of the moment. " -- Elle

"A serious effort to understand a serious problem and should find a prominent place in every American library." -- Library Journal

"Hot diatribe." -- Rolling Stone