Barbara Ehrenreich

Barbara Ehrenreich is the author of 16 books, including the bestsellers "Nickel and Dimed" and "Bait and Switch." A frequent contributor to Harper's and the Nation, she has also been a columnist at the New York Times and Time magazine. Her seventeenth book, "Bright-Sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America" (Metropolitan Books), has just been published.