Questioning Work

The current most-emailed article from the NYT is “The Case for Working With Your Hands,” by Matthew B. Good, an essay in the NYT Magazine, which is adapted from the author’s book, Shop Class as Soulcraft. The book, which has been rising on Amazon, as we noted last week, jumped from #73 to #32 as a result.

It is also featured in the June 1 issue of Newsweek, along with Alain de Botton’s The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work
Matthew B. Crawford
Price: $25.95
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The – (2009-05-28)
ISBN-10: 1594202230
ISBN-13: 9781594202230

Available from Brilliance Audio (May, 2009)

  • MP3 CD; $39.97; 1441800115 
  • CD; Unabridged; $82.97; 1441800093

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The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work
Alain De Botton
Price: $26.00
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Pantheon – (2009-06-02)
ISBN-10: 037542444X
ISBN-13: 9780375424441

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