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

Living With a Wild God

Published: May 2015

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

Living With a Wild God

Published: May 2014

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

Living With a Wild God

Published: May 2014

A brilliant and touching portrait of an atheist's encounter with the inexplicable, and her ongoing attempts to rationalise and unravel it

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.

Smile or Die

Published: October 2010

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

Nickel and Dimed

Published: October 2010

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

Smile or Die

Published: December 2009

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

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.

Dancing in the Streets

Published: May 2007

A fascinating account of the human desire for collective joy.

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

Nickel and Dimed

Published: September 2002

A gruelling and darkly funny odyssey through the underside of working America. 'A valuable and illuminating book . Barbara Ehrenreich is now our premier reporter of the underside of capitalism.' - New York Times Book Review

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