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Susan Jacoby is the author of nine books, most recently The Age of American Unreason, Alger Hiss and the Battle for History, and Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism. She writes The Spirited Atheist blog for On Faith, a website sponsored by The Washington Post. She lives in New York City. For more information, visit www.susanjacoby.com.

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The Age of American Unreason

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 12, 2008
Price: $12.99

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The Age of American Unreason

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $16.95

A cultural history of the last forty years, The Age of American Unreason focuses on the convergence of social forces-usually treated as separate entities-that has created a perfect storm of anti-rationalism. These include the upsurge of religious fundamentalism, with more political power today than ever before; the failure of public education... Read more >
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The Last Men on Top

Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook, 64 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 23, 2013
Price: $2.99

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Never Say Die
The Myth of the New Old Age
Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $15.95

In Never Say Die, Susan Jacoby delivers a brave, impassioned, and exceptionally important wake-up call to Americans who have long been deluded by the dangerous myth that a radically new old age awaits the huge baby boom generation.

Combining historical, social, and economic analysis with personal experiences of love and loss... Read more >
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Never Say Die
The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age
Written by Susan Jacoby


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

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