Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly

Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly

by Lee Siegel

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Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly by Lee Siegel

LeeSiegel, author of Falling Upwards, Not RemotelyControlled, and Against the Machine delivers a provocative critique ofmodern lightness and frivolity, and a timely guide to being serious in an unserious age. In the vein of The Culture of Narcissism, Shop Class as Soulcraft, and How Proust Can Change Your Life,Siegel offers a revelatory look at how a serious bearing is vital toaccomplishing any worthwhile goal in an era increasingly defined by a sardonicapproach to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062064127
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 06/28/2011
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 224
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Lee Siegel writes about culture and politics for a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and is a recipient of the National Magazine Award. He is the author of three books: Falling Upwards: Essays in Defense of the Imagination; Not Remotely Controlled: Notes on Television; and Against the Machine: Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey, with his wife and two children.

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