Eric Klinenberg

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General Information

Name: Eric Klinenberg

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction, Sociology

Born: 1970 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: http://sociology.fas.nyu.edu/object/ericklinenberg.html

Email: eric.klinenberg@nyu.edu


Illinois Connection

Eric Klinenberg grew up on Chicago's North side and attended Francis W. Parker School. He is a die-hard Cubs fan.

Biographical and Professional Information

Eric Klinenberg is an associate professor of sociology at New York University. He is the coeditor of The Making and Unmaking of Whiteness and a regular contributor to Le Monde Diplomatique. In addition to his books and articles, Klinenberg has contributed to popular publications such as The New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, The London Review of Books, The Nation, The Washington Post, Mother Jones, The Guardia, Slate and the radio program This American Life.

Published Works

  • Heat Wave, A Social Autopsy of Disaster in Chicago, Illinois, University of Chicago Press, 2002
  • Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media, Holt Paperbacks, 2008
  • Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone, Penguin Press, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Fighting for Air: The Battle to Control America's Media

ISBN: 080508729X
Release Date: 2008-01-08

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Going Solo: The Extraordinary Rise and Surprising Appeal of Living Alone

ISBN: 9781594203220
Release Date: 2012-02-02

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Literary Awards

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Eric Klinenberg on WorldCat

Eric Klinenberg on Amazon

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