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General Information

Name:  Eric Klinenberg  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Sociology

Born: 1970 in Chicago, Illinois


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''.

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