“Should be mandatory reading for everyone.” –Will Self
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I didn't make it too far into the book; when the author blamed a lack of religion for the evil Sam in the first anecdote I was immediately skeptical. Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ben Davis
A valuable reality-check for many us. Well written and researched.Published 17 months ago by T Jensen
The original presentation and exploration of the term Affluenza was done by John de Graaf in two separate works. Read morePublished on May 1, 2013 by Connie Moffit
I think everyone should read this book, it captures the state of todays world perfectly - the need to keep up with the jones's and the debilitating stress we place upon ourselves... Read morePublished on August 9, 2009 by G. Ryan
Members of Western Civilization have never had it so good. We are living in an age of affordable technology that has produced great comforts and entertainments. Read morePublished on February 17, 2009 by M. Pohorly
Many people will roll their eyes at Oliver James's first two case studies: he compares the case of Sam, a billionaire New Yorker who lives in a five floor (one bedroom) appartment... Read morePublished on February 13, 2008 by Sirin
I had high hopes for this book and had my taxi driver wait outside the book shop on a detour to the airport, I was so keen to start reading it on the plane. Read morePublished on June 6, 2007 by Benjamin Davies