John Gray is a political philosopher and former professor of European thought at the London School of Economics. He is the author of "False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism," "Two Faces of Liberalism," and "Al Qaeda and What It Means to Be Modern," all published by The New Press. He lives in London.
A useful and breakneck tour of the perils of modernity. "A biting critique of American-style capitalism as a one-size fits-all solution for the world's problems, destined to spread everywhere." --The Chronicle of Higher Education "Chock-full of interesting observations and stimulating insights." --Danny Postel, The Nation "Smart, learned, lucid." --Kirkus Review "A useful and breakneck tour of the perils of modernity." --The Toronto Globe and Mail