Bad Or, the Dumbing of America
The author of Class has created a satirical reference work that excoriates those things in modern life that are promoted as simply wonderful but are, in fact, BAD. Paul Fussell writes that we are living in a moment teeming with raucously overvalued emptiness and trash. BAD is devoted to identifying examples of the phony or witless that public relations attempts to persuade us are genuine or grand.
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BAD: or, The Dumbing of AmericaUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
From Fussell, a great crying out at just about everything that's awful about today's America. Bad things have always been around—cheap, false, deceitful; but when, as in our deluded "age of hype ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - timspalding - LibraryThing
Not as good as Class, but in the same vein. Read full review