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The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump by Michiko Kakutani: Conversation Starters


Pulitzer Prize-winning author and literary critic Michiko Kakutani has written the New York Times bestselling book Death of Truth. Readers and critics alike praise Kakutani’s book. Kakutani writes a very passionate critique on how America has retreated from reason. She says that we live in a time that objective truth is being mocked and discounted by the residents of the White House. There have been discredited ideologies and conspiracy theories. Science is being debated. The Russian propaganda is flooding the media. The wisdom of the many usurps that of research and people are left clinging on to whatever confirms our respective biases. It’s saddening to see that truth has become quite endangered in modern America. This decline is not new and has begun a few decades ago. Kakutani shows how cultural forces and trends have led to this change. 



The San Francisco Chronicle praises Kakutani’s penetrating book. They say that her book is “essential for understanding the corrosive effects of an ongoing, relentless assault on truth.” Jane Mayer says that The Death of Truth is “politically urgent and intellectually dazzling.” 


A Brief Look Inside:


EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER


than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,


and the characters and its world still live on.


Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to


bring us beneath the surface of the page


and invite us into the world that lives on.


These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:


• Foster a deeper understanding of the book


• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups


• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately


• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before


Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent companion resource of the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.


© Copyright 2018 Download your copy now on sale


Read it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.


The Death of Truth: Notes on Falsehood in the Age of Trump by Michiko Kakutani: Conversation Starters


Pulitzer Prize-winning author and literary critic Michiko Kakutani has written the New York Times bestselling book Death of Truth. Readers and critics alike praise Kakutani’s book. Kakutani writes a very passionate critique on how America has retreated from reason. She says that we live in a time that objective truth is being mocked and discounted by the residents of the White House. There have been discredited ideologies and conspiracy theories. Science is being debated. The Russian propaganda is flooding the media. The wisdom of the many usurps that of research and people are left clinging on to whatever confirms our respective biases. It’s saddening to see that truth has become quite endangered in modern America. This decline is not new and has begun a few decades ago. Kakutani shows how cultural forces and trends have led to this change. 



The San Francisco Chronicle praises Kakutani’s penetrating book. They say that her book is “essential for understanding the corrosive effects of an ongoing, relentless assault on truth.” Jane Mayer says that The Death of Truth is “politically urgent and intellectually dazzling.” 


A Brief Look Inside:


EVERY GOOD BOOK CONTAINS A WORLD FAR DEEPER


than the surface of its pages. The characters and their world come alive,


and the characters and its world still live on.


Conversation Starters is peppered with questions designed to


bring us beneath the surface of the page


and invite us into the world that lives on.


These questions can be used to create hours of conversation:


• Foster a deeper understanding of the book


• Promote an atmosphere of discussion for groups


• Assist in the study of the book, either individually or corporately


• Explore unseen realms of the book as never seen before


Disclaimer: This book you are about to enjoy is an independent companion resource of the original book, enhancing your experience. If you have not yet purchased a copy of the original book, please do before purchasing this unofficial Conversation Starters.


© Copyright 2018 Download your copy now on sale


Read it on your PC, Mac, iOS or Android smartphone, tablet devices.



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