- Hardcover: 273 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Press (2 Feb. 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9781594203220
- ISBN-13: 978-1594203220
- ASIN: 1594203229
- Product Dimensions: 23.6 x 16.5 x 2.8 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,276,017 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone Hardcover – 2 Feb 2012
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A book so important that it is likely to become both a popular read and a social science classic This book really will change the lives of people who live solo, and everyone else Thorough, balanced, and persuasive --Psychology Today
Klinenberg fleshes out [his] subjects with expertise and devotion --The New York Times
A groundbreaking book --The Sunday Times --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
About the Author
Eric Klinenberg is Professor of Sociology, Public Policy and Media, Culture and Communications at New York University, and editor of the journal Public Culture. He has also contributed to popular publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, TIME magazine and the Guardian. --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Top Customer Reviews
Really liked the way Klinenberg writes from a neutral viewpoint and just examines the facts and suggests causal explanations without bias.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Makes you really think about society and housing in the Western World. American book but allot to learn here in EuropePublished on 28 Jun. 2013 by Derren
Found this book a good read and blew through it. Only thing that was missing from it was people living in solitude for the sake of solitude. Read morePublished on 25 Jan. 2013 by nick
The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone
By Eric Klinenberg
Who doesn't know someone who lives alone--who has for years... Read more