Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly by Lee SiegelAre You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly by Lee Siegel

Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of Silly

byLee Siegel

Hardcover | June 28, 2011

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LeeSiegel, author of Falling Upwards, Not RemotelyControlled, and Against the Machine delivers a provocative critique ofmodern lightness and frivolity, and a timely guide to being serious in an unserious age. In the vein of The Culture of Narcissism, Shop Class as Soulcraft, and How Proust Can Change Your Life,Siegel offers a revelatory look at how a serious bearing is vital toaccomplishing any worthwhile goal in an era increasingly defined by a sardonicapproach to life.
Lee Siegel writes about culture and politics for a wide variety of publications, including the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, and is a recipient of the National Magazine Award. He is the author of three books: Falling Upwards: Essays in Defense of the Imagination; Not Remotely Controlled: Notes on Television; and Against t...
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Title:Are You Serious?: How to Be True and Get Real in the Age of SillyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.81 inPublished:June 28, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061766038

ISBN - 13:9780061766039

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“An intriguing examination of the power and precision of words.”