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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95
A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism. These include the upsurge of religious fundamentalism, with more political power today than ever before; the failure of public education to... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Susan Jacoby, an unsparing chronicler of unreason in American culture, now offers an impassioned, tough-minded critique of the myth that a radically new old age?unmarred by physical or mental deterioration, financial problems, or intimate loneliness?awaits the huge baby boom generation. Combining historical, social, and economic analysis with personal... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 20.99
An authoritative history of the vital role of secularist thinkers and activists in the United States, from a writer of "fierce intelligence and nimble, unfettered imagination" ( The New York Times ) At a time when the separation of church and state is under attack as never before, Freethinkers offers a powerful defense of the secularist heritage... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 2.99
A feminist?and the bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason? looks back at the last pre-feminist generation of men who supposedly had it all and asks: what exactly did they have? How fabulous was life for men in the 1950s and early 1960s? How real is the world depicted by a television show like Mad Men: a world where visibly successful... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 29.95
In a groundbreaking historical work that addresses religious conversion in the West from an uncompromisingly secular perspective, Susan Jacoby challenges the conventional narrative of conversion as a purely spiritual journey. From the transformation on the road to Damascus of the Jew Saul into the Christian evangelist Paul to a twenty-first-century... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 13.99
Since childhood, Susan Jacoby, the New York Times bestselling author of The Age of American Unreason, was sure that her father was keeping a secret. At age twenty, just before beginning her writing career as a reporter for the Washington Post , she learned the truth: Robert Jacoby, a Catholic convert with a Catholic wife, was also a Jew. In... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
Did you know that the feet are the only part of a woman's body that naturally LOSES fat as she gets older--resulting in the potential for greater foot pain as a woman ages? Learn tips to fight this loss--and countless other secrets of woman's foot care--as a top female podiatric surgeon shows you why Your Feet Don't Have to Hurt . In this unique... more...