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  • Meticulously researched... astutely observed... extremely enlightening

    Sian Cain, Guardian
  • Urgent and insightful book... Read this and get a much-needed perspective

    Francesca Brown, Stylist
  • An intelligent and well-researched analysis... [To those] born into the same generation, its truth is searing

    Megan Agnew, Sunday Times
  • A readable, well-researched guide to a generation... Petersen commendably refuses her burnt-out millennial readers any inspirational uplift. Ours is not a dilemma that will be solved by more hard work or more positive thinking or more degrees

    James Marriott, The Times, *Book of the Week*
  • Relevant to everyone living under capitalism

    Ellen Peirson-Hagger, New Statesman
  • Relevant to everyone living under capitalism

    Ellen Peirson-Hagger, New Statesman
  • Whether you're looking for solutions or just looking to feel seen, Can't Even is a can't-miss

    Harper's Bazaar, "27 Best Books of 2020"
  • Reading this incredible book, I had the overwhelming feeling of someone arranging the chaotic fragments of my life into a cohesive whole. Can't Even felt like a field guide, a mirror, and an absolution. Compassionate, wise, and incisive, it is a defining work about a generation defined by work

    Ed Yong, author of I Contain Multitudes
  • [A] razor sharp book of cultural criticism...With blistering prose and all-too vivid reporting, Petersen lays bare the burnout and despair of millennials, while also charting a path to a world where members of her generation can feel as if the boot has been removed from their necks


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