Buying In: The Secret Dialogue Between What We Buy and Who We Are
Publish date: June 3rd 2008
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
I really enjoyed this book about marketing. While it's not my favorite subject, I liked the stories about the new style of "murketing" that corporations have been doing!
Book jacket says "part marketing primer, part work of cultural anthropology, Buying In reveals why now, more than ever, we are what we buy -- and vice versa." I was intrigued at times, and felt on the edge of a revelation, but it never quite got there. I guess Walker's main point is that the consume...