Barbara Ehrenreich

(Montana, USA, 1941)
CCCB  Miquel Taverna, 2011

Journalist, essayist and writter

Journalist, essayist and the author of 21 books in which she comments incisively and provocatively on the social reality of the United States. A social activist and defender of causes, including public health, peace, women’s rights and economic justice, she is a regular contributor to publications including the New York Times, Harpers, The Progressive and Time magazine. She has taken part in a number of television programmes. Her best-known books include Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America (Metropolitan Books, 2001), Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy (Metropolitan Books, 2007) and her most recent book Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America (Picador, 2010).

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