Ken Stern watched the increasing polarization of our country with growing concern. As a longtime partisan Democrat himself, he felt forced to acknowledge that his own views were too parochial, too absent of any exposure to the "other side." In...
"Uh....skip it. This is a book that doesn't know it's direction. It does have good parts, but those are too few and far between to make this overall worth while to read. I think the main problem is that it's divided into three separate parts:
"I can't say I found this book to be as engaging as many others. In fact, I am kind of amazed it made it to the New York Times Best Seller list. I had sympathy for the author who had a difficult youth, but the book read as dryly as a sociology 101 ..."