Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of fourteen books, including the bestselling Smile or Die and Nickel and Dimed. She writes regularly for Time, Harper's, the New York Times Magazine and various British newspapers including The Times and the Guardian. She lives in Virginia, USA.

Books by Barbara Ehrenreich

Nickel and Dimed

Published: June 2021

A contemporary classic that has changed the way we see America.

Had I Known

Published: May 2021

A selection of the most provocative, incendiary, and brilliant pieces from one of America's most significant left-leaning journalists and activists.

Smile Or Die

Published: May 2021

A brilliant, savagely funny attack on the cult of positive thinking - Ehrenreich's most compelling book since Nickel and Dimed.

Bait And Switch

Published: May 2021

The reissue of a searing investigation into white-collar unemployment from the bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed.

Natural Causes

Published: May 2019

The seminal thinker offers a new understanding of our bodies, our selves and our powerlessness in controlling either.

Natural Causes

Published: April 2018

The bestselling author of Nickel and Dimed Barbara Ehrenreich explores how we are killing ourselves to live longer, not better.

Living With a Wild God

Published: April 2015

One of the finest thinkers of our time grapples with fundamental, deeply personal, questions of belief.

Blood Rites

Published: May 2011

Published for the first time by Granta: Barbara Ehrenreich's groundbreaking investigation into the roots of war, with a new introduction by the author.

Going to Extremes

Published: September 2008

A fiercely sardonic collection of pieces exposing the growing divide in American society, by the author of the bestselling Nickel and Dimed.

Dancing in the Streets

Published: July 2008

This book explores the common characteristics of the communal celebrations displayed by cultures from all parts of the world and throughout history.

Bait and Switch

Published: March 2006

The author of the international bestseller Nickel and Dimed delivers a stark warning about the future that faces corporate employees everywhere.

Global Woman

Published: September 2003

A compelling investigation into the effects of globalisation on the working lives of women

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