Sympathetic magic – Barbara Ehrenreich’s Smile or Die

Sympathetic Magic Smile or Die: How Positive Thinking Fooled America & The World Barbara Ehrenreich, London: Granta, 256 pp., £10.99 Endorsements by Christopher Hitchens and Nora Ephron do not inspire confidence in Smile or Die. Nor does Barbara Ehrenreich’s website, with its list of soporific- sounding previous publications, which includes Long March, Short Spring: The Student… Continue reading