Book review

The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-Of-Age Crisis--And How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance

The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-Of-Age Crisis--And How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance
  • Ben Sasse
  • St. Martin's Press
  • 2017
  • ★★★★★

Not a policy book nor a “kids today!” rant. Sasse challenges basic assumptions that less struggle and more education will create the best outcomes in adulthood. He challenges our growing American passivity and calls for a mindful approach to education that “flees age segregation” and puts learning above acquiring knowledge.

A thought-provoking read for anyone, but especially school-aged parents.

★★★★★