Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by award-winning essayist and critic William Deresiewicz to discuss his new book, The End of Solitude: Selected Essays on Culture and Society. They chat about how social media is changing the nature of our interaction with others, addressing West Point plebes about leadership, why he left academia, and why they love essay collections.
Get the book here: https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250858641/the-end-of-solitude
The Chronicle of Higher Education: William Deresiewicz – “The End of Solitude”
Unherd: William Deresiewicz – “Escaping American tribalism”
Law & Liberty: Theodore Dalrymple – “A Lament for the Lost University”
Quillette: William Deresiewicz – “Why I Left Academia (Since You’re Wondering)”