9780062093608

Shiny Objects

  • ISBN 13:

    9780062093608

  • ISBN 10:

    0062093606

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/08/2011
  • Publisher: Harperone

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Summary

In this cross between In Praise of Slowness and The Tipping Point, consumer behavior expert James A. Roberts takes us on a tour of America's obsession with consumerism-pointing out its symptoms, diagnosing specific problems, and offering a series of groundbreaking solutions. Roberts offers practical, helpful advice for how to correct the materialistic trends in our lives, trends that lock us into a cycle of stress and financial hardship. A new The Paradox of Choice for the modern reader, Roberts's Shiny Object is far more than a polemic against spending or a critique of capitalism-it's an exploration of how we can learn to live happier, fuller, more productive lives today.

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