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The Metropolis By Upton Sinclair
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Upton Beall Sinclair, Jr., was an American author who wrote close to one hundred books in many genres. He achieved popularity in the first half of the twentieth century, acquiring particular fame for... More > his classic muckraking novel, The Jungle. In The Metropolis,Sinclair exposes the vice and extravagance of the New York rich.The book tells the storie of two brothers, one the antithesis of the other, are the mouthpieces which Mr. Sinclair uses respectively to shout forth the demagogue's selfish creed and to denounce it.< Less
Babbitt By Sinclair Lewis
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In 1922, Babbitt was a successful businessman doing his best to climb a few rungs up the ladder. When the non-conformist life calls to him he finds that even non-conformity has its set of rules. When... More > he realizes that his home and family are the most important thing to him he regains his old life. Lewis Sinclair claims that Babbitt is everyman, and his town is every town.< Less
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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Upton Sinclair’s 1906 satire depicting the working conditions of life in the Chicago stockyards is one of the most controversial novels ever written. It depicts with vivid and brutal realism... More > the experiences of a Slavic immigrant, Jurgis Rudkus, and his wife, Ona. In a contemporary review author Jack London declared The Jungle to be, "the Uncle Tom's Cabin of wage slavery." A film version of the novel was made in 1914 but has since become lost.< Less
BABBITT By Lewis Sinclair
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Babbitt chronicles the life of an average American real estate agent in the 1920's. What we really see is people in any era upclose and personal. Don't let the dates fool you, the shallow Babbitts,... More > their friends and families are still around us today. Lewis Sinclair won a Nobel prize for his sociological works such as Babbitt, Main Street, Arrowsmith, Dodworth and Elmer Gantry. His penetrating analysis of people and the world around them brings a new dimension to compehending current society. Reading Babbitt will empower you to understand what motivates people and how to deal with them effectively.< Less
BABBITT By Lewis Sinclair
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Babbitt chronicles the life of an average American real estate agent in the 1920's. What we really see is people in any era upclose and personal. Don't let the dates fool you, the shallow Babbitts,... More > their friends and families are still around us today. Lewis Sinclair won a Nobel prize for his sociological works such as Babbitt, Main Street, Arrowsmith, Dodworth and Elmer Gantry. His penetrating analysis of people and the world around them brings a new dimension to compehending current society. Reading Babbitt will empower you to understand what motivates people and how to deal with them effectively.< Less
Babbitt By Lewis Sinclair
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Babbitt, first published in 1922, is a novel by Sinclair Lewis. Largely a satire of American culture, society, and behavior, it critiques the vacuity of middle-class American life and its pressure... More > toward conformity. An immediate and controversial bestseller, Babbitt is one of Lewis's best-known novels and was influential in the decision to award him the Nobel Prize in literature in 1930. The word "Babbitt" entered the English language as a "person and especially a business or professional man who conforms unthinkingly to prevailing middle-class standards".< Less
The Profits of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation By Upton Sinclair
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This book is a study of Supernaturalism from a new point of view--as a Source of Income and a Shield to Privilege. I have searched the libraries through, and no one has done it before. If you read... More > it, you will see that it needed to be done. It has meant twenty-five years of thought and a year of investigation. It contains the facts. I publish the book myself, so that it may be available at the lowest possible price. I am giving my time and energy, in return for one thing which you may give me--the joy of speaking a true word and getting it heard. The present volume is the first of a series, which will do for Education, Journalism and Literature what has here been done for the Church: the four volumes making a work of revolutionary criticism, an Economic Interpretation of Culture under the general title of “The Dead Hand.” Upton Sinclair< Less
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
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The Jungle exposed the horrible conditions of the U.S. meatpacking industry and a corrupt economic system. Its vivid and horrifying depiction of the slaughterhouse, the dangers of contamination and... More > injury - conditions which were rife before any real regulation was set in place. The Jungle was in fact the catalyst for the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act. The Rudkus family has moved to Chicago's Packingtown district looking for the good life, but run into trouble at every step with fraudulent, usurious tactics. Here we find some of the famous descriptions of the gruesome slaughterhouse, filled with danger and disease. In the second part, Jurgis eventually loses his job and family and is out on the street, and gets swept up by a meeting of Socialists. From here the book turns into a didactic lecture about how socialism will cure all ills. With the money from this bestseller Sinclair founded a socialist colony in New Jersey, which "mysteriously" burned to the ground within a year.< Less
The Profits Of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation By Upton Sinclair
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Offertory This book is a study of Supernaturalism from a new point of view--as a Source of Income and a Shield to Privilege. I have searched the libraries through, and no one has done it before.... More > If you read it, you will see that it needed to be done. It has meant twenty-five years of thought and a year of investigation. It contains the facts. I publish the book myself, so that it may be available at the lowest possible price. I am giving my time and energy, in return for one thing which you may give me--the joy of speaking a true word and getting it heard. The present volume is the first of a series, which will do for Education, Journalism and Literature what has here been done for the Church: the four volumes making a work of revolutionary criticism, an Economic Interpretation of Culture under the general title of “The Dead Hand.” Upton Sinclair 164 Pages< Less
The Profits Of Religion: An Essay in Economic Interpretation By Upton Sinclair
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Offertory This book is a study of Supernaturalism from a new point of view--as a Source of Income and a Shield to Privilege. I have searched the libraries through, and no one has done it before.... More > If you read it, you will see that it needed to be done. It has meant twenty-five years of thought and a year of investigation. It contains the facts. I publish the book myself, so that it may be available at the lowest possible price. I am giving my time and energy, in return for one thing which you may give me--the joy of speaking a true word and getting it heard. The present volume is the first of a series, which will do for Education, Journalism and Literature what has here been done for the Church: the four volumes making a work of revolutionary criticism, an Economic Interpretation of Culture under the general title of “The Dead Hand.” Upton Sinclair 164 Pages< Less

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