thinks the American education system focuses far too much on standardized tests, extracurricular activities and class rankings at the expense of intellectual fulfillment. In his book, Lost in the Meritocracy: The Undereducation of an Overachiever
, Kirn looks at the intellectual costs of our current education system.
Event: Walter Kirn will be reading and signing books
Tuesday, June 16, at 7:00 pm
McNally Jackson Bookstore
50 Prince Street