The Age of American Unreason
Publication Date: April 2008
Combining historical analysis with contemporary observation, Susan Jacoby dissects a new American cultural phenomenon-the addiction to infotainment, from television to the Internet, which has resulted in a lazy and credulous public.
Susan Jacoby is an independent scholar and the bestselling author of almost a dozen books, including Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism, which was named a Notable Book of 2004 by the Washington Post and the Times Literary Supplement. She lives in New York City. Cassandra Campbell has recorded nearly two hundred audio books and directed many more. She has been nominated for and won multiple Audie Awards, as well as the prestigious Odyssey Award. She has received numerous starred audio reviews in both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal as well as fourteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. Cassandra was also named a Best Voice by AudioFile for 2009 and 2010.
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