BRIEF

THE BALTIMORE SUN

"For Common Things: Irony, Trust and Committment in America Today," by Jebediah Purdy. Knopf. 207 pages. $22.

At the tender age of 24, Purdy has written a thoughtful treatise on the masks we hide behind, the feelings we quash with ironic detachment and the detrimental effects of living life at a remove from reality.

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