Welcome To Everytown

A Journey Into The English Mind

Welcome to Everytown is an account of the English, a portrait of its people and a story about being an alien in your own land. It uncovers a country in which the familiar becomes strange, and the strange familiar. Les mer
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Welcome to Everytown is an account of the English, a portrait of its people and a story about being an alien in your own land. It uncovers a country in which the familiar becomes strange, and the strange familiar.

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Acknowledgementsv
A Note on Namesvii
Prologue: Finding Everytown1




1 Working-class Roots

17




2 Culture Shocks

49




3 Illiberal Democrats

77




4 The Good Life

95




5 All We Can Eat

117




6 Hefted Holidaymakers

141




7 Gambling on Reality

157




8 Our Cup of Tea

183




9 Ladies and Gentlemen

205
10 Down with the Youth221
11 The End239
Epilogue: The English Philosophy255
The English in Numbers263
Notes267

Om forfatteren

Julian Baggini is the editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. His booksinclude Do You Think What You Think You Think? (with Jeremy Stangroom), What's ItAll About? - Philosophy and the Meaning of Life and the bestselling The Pig That Wantsto be Eaten, all published by Granta Books.