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I read the Kindle version of this book. I agree with some of the other reviewers that it seems, at times, a platform on which to display the author's own snobbish sensibilities... Read morePublished 19 months ago by John C. Black, Jr.
The idea that this person aims to provide some sort of social commentary is laughable. With a little talent for using dressed up language, Epstein has done little more than give... Read morePublished 23 months ago by DG
Definitely thought provoking about the experiences we have had in life. If you like to think about how the people around you behave, this is a great read. Read morePublished on August 11, 2012 by maxama
After reading and loving the printed version of Epstein's FSJ, I got the Kindle version of his Snobbery. Read morePublished on June 19, 2012 by Turtle
Wishing to impress other people is snobbery. People are measured by extraneous things. It works through hope and fear.
Upward looking snobbery suggests envy. Read more
For some reason I assumed the author would think snobbery was a somewhat negative thing. Stupid me.
Epstein is a pedantic jerk who declares himself a snob, brags about... Read more
I didn't find the information particularly enlightening. I had the feeling that the author was "stretching" so as to write a book. I liked his fiction more.Published on August 12, 2008 by Rose Adler
We've all experienced snobbery in one form or another. Its interesting to see the categories of snobbery broken down. Read morePublished on November 6, 2006 by Arcona
I loved this book! Criticized for being entertaining...as if this were a bad thing and mutually exclusive with being informative... Read morePublished on August 26, 2006 by Turtle