The New Better Off

Reinventing the American Dream

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Are we living the good life—and what defines 'good', anyway? Americans today are constructing a completely different framework for success than their parents' generation, using new metrics that...

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A groundbreaking exploration of the ways Americans are reinventing success and redefining “better off,” through lives that reject traditional status symbols in lieu of fulfillment and value...

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“I've been waiting for someone to articulate what the brilliant Courtney Martin has done in The New Better Off. The book poses a question that I believe is critical to our families, our culture, our...