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Eric Klinenberg is the Helen Gould Shepard Professor in the Social Sciences and director of the Institute for Public Knowledge at New York University. He is the co-author of the bestseller Modern Romance and author of Palaces for the People, Going Solo, Heat Wave and Fighting for Air. He has contributed to the Guardian, New Yorker, New York Times Magazine, Atlantic, Rolling Stone and Wired. He lives in New York City.

Books by Eric Klinenberg


Renowned sociologist Eric Klinenberg provides the ultimate overview of how different countries fared during the pandemic and why

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Palaces for the People

A transformative new idea for healing social division from one of the world's foremost experts

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Modern Romance

A hilarious investigation of the pleasures, perils and absurdities of modern relationships from one of our sharpest comedic voices

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