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Best Music Writing 2008 (DA CAPO BEST MUSIC WRITING) Paperback – October 7, 2008
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author
Daphne Carr writes about music for the Associated Press and Paper Thin Walls. She lives in New York City.