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Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Nathan - Goodreads

Finally finished it! One of those where I started it, you know, not a few months ago, but five YEARS ago. Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Stephanie - Goodreads

I thought this book sounded so funny, especially since I live in Seattle where Bobos abound! It was very hard to get into and I ended up giving up on it after 3 chapters. That's my rule. Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Phoebems - Goodreads

It's a neat idea and well-written, but this book seemed almost instantly dated. Pre-9/11, pre-economic downturn, pre-regular modern day use of the internet. And it made me mad sometimes. Does that make me a Bobo? Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - maureen - Goodreads

Ugh, this guy... Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Joanna - Goodreads

I read more than half of this, found it tedious the whole while, so returned it to the library before incurring late fees. The topic would've been (and has been) better covered in a magazine article. Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Phyllis - Goodreads

Boring claptrap. Read full review

Review: Bobos in Paradise: The New Upper Class and How They Got There

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

I thought Brooks' arguments were facile and even disingenuous. He has a warm and fuzzy affection for "bourgeois-bohemian" consumerism and ignores complicated and negative issues of globalization when it suits him. Read full review


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