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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  • Interview with Diane Rehm

    The Diane Rehm Show, Feb 6 — In 1950, four million American adults lived alone. They represented nine percent of all U.S. households. Today, thirty-one million live alone … twenty-eight percent of all households. For the first time in centuries, the majority of all American adults are single. They will spend more of their adult life unmarried than married, and for much of this time they will live alone. The global numbers of people living alone is also skyrocketing, especially in urban areas of the Scandinavian countries, western Europe and Japan. A New York University sociologist examined the factors behind this trend, and how it is transforming our communities.

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  • After Words with Eric Klinenberg

    C-SPAN Book TV, Feb 6 — Mr. Klinenberg explores the growing trend in America of adults of all ages choosing to live alone. He analyzes the impact the trend has on business, politics, and culture and predicts significant social change for the country as a result. He discussed his findings with Kim Blankenship, director of American University's Center on Health, Risk, and Society.

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