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Assigned reading for my sociology course on Wealth, Status, and Power in America! Good read - interesting information from the author who experienced a Harvard education firsthand. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Charle O
Much better than anticipated, I loved Douthat's prose. His is an all too true but incisive commentary on what and who Harvard and Harvard undergrads have on their minds other than... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Aucoot
Interesting account of Douthat's perception of the socio-economic culture at Harvard. A good, thought provoking read. Recommend this book as a good read.Published 22 months ago by Harold
I didn't go to Harvard, but I almost did. I got wait-listed and was eventually rejected, before going to a state school. Read morePublished on August 17, 2010 by Conservative Postmodern Polyglot Abroad
I didn't know much about the author when I started reading this book except that he was Catholic and a Republican. Read morePublished on March 31, 2010 by Steve
The author contends that the Harvard final clubs are an important part of the university's social life these days. Read morePublished on October 24, 2009 by William M. Doolittle Jr.
This book is either wrong or things have changed a great deal since I was a student at Harvard, 50 years ago. Read morePublished on October 3, 2009 by William M. Doolittle
The timing of my reading this book was fortuitous. I finished the book within a few days of my very moving experience of being at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government for the... Read morePublished on March 28, 2007 by Alan L. Chase
Ross Gregory Douthat often tells a good story, but ultimately runs into trouble when his assertions, which are nearly never supported with data, turn out to be wrong, as shown by... Read morePublished on December 29, 2006 by po1058