Posts Tagged ‘Lost in the Meritocracy’

Lost in the Meritocracy by Walter Kirn

May 20th, 2009

Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever is a unique memoir by one of our most visible writers that reveals the psychic costs of America’s advance-or-else educational system.

Hear what the critics have to say at Very Short List, Daily Beast, Wall Street Journal, and the Miami Herald.

Also, watch Walter Kirn on Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report.

Lastly, download the first chapter from Lost in the Meritocracy.