Format Hardback | 496 pages
Dimensions 163 x 236 x 43mm | 748g
Publication date 19 Aug 2020
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER – OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK – LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD – “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”–Dwight Garner, The New York Times
The Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. NAMED THE #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME MAGAZINE AND ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People – The Washington Post – Publishers Weekly AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review – O: The Oprah Magazine – NPR – Bloomberg – Christian Science Monitor – New York Post – The New York Public Library – Fortune – Smithsonian Magazine – Marie Claire – Town & Country – Slate – Library Journal – Kirkus Reviews – LibraryReads – PopMatters LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN/JEAN STEIN BOOK AWARD AND THE PEN/JOHN KENNETH GALBRAITH AWARD FOR NONFICTION “As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance.