Praise for Eric Klinenberg’s GOING SOLO

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Time Magazine’s #1 idea that is changing your life. TIME

“Trailblazing.” Vanity Fair

“This book will change our lives. So important that it is likely to become both a popular read and a social science classic.” Psychology Today

“Fascinating.” Wall Street Journal

“Going Solo … is causing a sensation, both for how it has shaken up our traditional notions of the single life and as a sociological breakthrough.”  Toronto Star

“Going Solo is really about living better together — for all of us, single or not.” Washington Post

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    The Economist, Feb 16 — In Sophocles's play "Philoctetes" the titular hero is abandoned on a dreary island. The punishment seems drastic even by mythic standards. Ten years alone in a cave, screaming over a wound that refuses to heal? Surely death would have been better. But these days a life of solitude is looking much brighter. The proliferation of solitary dwellers is the subject of Eric Klinenberg's new book, "Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone".

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