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''[It is] by its hardness, its efficiency, its compactness that Mr. Lewis' work excels.'' --Virginia Woolf
''Sinclair Lewis is one of the major prophets of our time.'' -- William Allen White, Pulitzer Prize winner
''Babbitt is an authentic modern American classic, a biting satire of middle-American values that retains much of its poignancy today.'' --Library Journal
''Mr. Lewis is a genius. . . an idealist, an artist.'' --London Observer --This text refers to the Audio CD edition.
I enjoyed Babbitt much more than I thought I would. It's not easy at the start, as the reader gets thrown into a rah rah early 20th century American business environment in the... Read morePublished 18 days ago by blueotter
Easy to see why this Sinclair Lewis novel is a classic....wonderfully and powerfully written literary fiction.Published 25 days ago by IDIrishbiker
Fine piece of satire about the middle class and work ethos by Sinclair Lewis including such zingers as' "You," Said Dr. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Don Kidwell
Excellent satire of the traditional "American Dream". Read if you are disillusioned with corporate America and materialism.Published 2 months ago by Justin
A favorite reread that reminds me that no matter how much things change, they really stay the same.
Good quick read.
it took me about one third of the way through to get into this book but when I did, I was totally absorbed. Sinclair Lewis at his best.Published 4 months ago by susan wilson
The language is a bit dated. After reading this I wonder who came in second for the Nobel Literature prize in 1930.Published 4 months ago by Thomas W. Schaeffer