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Really found it fascinating for most part. The episodes of Ford and GE competing, the early history of almost every consumer product we use is very interesting and gave me a... Read morePublished 6 months ago by kt_027
Made to Break will make you feel pretty crappy and powerless in the face of consumerism, yours and the world's. Read morePublished 7 months ago by matt
When oil declines and supply chains break, and irreplaceable objects that aren't made any more after that, we'll all rue the day this concept entered into manufacturing. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Alice Friedemann
This book is either horribly written, or incredibly boring. It's possible it is both, and more (or less). Read morePublished 13 months ago by Alex
When I bought this book I was expecting more of a expose of the conspiracy behind planned obsolescence. Read morePublished on December 5, 2013 by Robert
Perfectly written, and with a clear view of what's going on in this consumerism society. Nothing to complain about it really...... Read morePublished on September 3, 2013 by roberto
*Made to Break* provides an easy-to-read history of planned obsolescence. It is written for general audiences. Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Jo T.
This book fails to deliver on its potential. It is meandering, disjointed, and bland.
There is little correspondence between the ideas and concepts discussed in the... Read more
When I started to read this book I really enjoyed it but after the first few chapters I felt that the rest was filler. Read morePublished on November 19, 2007 by Florida Angel