Coupon
The Authenticity Hoax : Why the "Real" Things We Seek Don't Make Us Happy
by Andrew Potter


Overview -

A totally real, genuine, authentic book about why you shouldn t believe any of those words. And it s genuinely good. Gregg Easterbrook, author of Sonic Boom

Exploring a number of trends in our popular culture from Sarah Palin to Antiques Roadshow, organic food to the indignation over James Frey s memoir Andrew Potter follows his successful Nation of Rebels with a new book that argues that our pursuit of the authentic is fraught with irony and self-defeat.  Read more...


 
Paperback
  • $14.99
  • Members Save 10% Club Price
    $ 13.49

Add to Cart + Add to Wishlist

In Stock.

FREE Shipping for Club Members
 
> Check In-Store Availability

In-Store pricing may vary

 
 
New & Used Marketplace 26 copies from $5.10
 
Download

This item is available only to U.S. billing addresses.
 
 
 

More About The Authenticity Hoax by Andrew Potter
 
 
 
Overview

A totally real, genuine, authentic book about why you shouldn t believe any of those words. And it s genuinely good. Gregg Easterbrook, author of Sonic Boom

Exploring a number of trends in our popular culture from Sarah Palin to Antiques Roadshow, organic food to the indignation over James Frey s memoir Andrew Potter follows his successful Nation of Rebels with a new book that argues that our pursuit of the authentic is fraught with irony and self-defeat. Readers of The Paradox of Choice or Bowling Alone will find many enlightening insights in The Authenticity Hoax, which is, in the words of Tom de Zengotita (Mediated), the kind of criticism that changes minds. "

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780061251351
  • ISBN-10: 0061251356
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: May 2011
  • Page Count: 296


Related Categories

Books > Philosophy > Social
Books > Social Science > Popular Culture - General
Books > History > Social History

 
BAM Customer Reviews