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The office space we love to hate

Dwight Garner 

CUBED A Secret History of the Workplace Nikil Saval Doubleday; 352 pages; $26.95 "The white-collar people slipped quietly into modern society," C Wright Mills writes in White Collar (1951), his classic sociology text, as if he were describing a race of wan termites. Nikil Saval's excellent new book, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, was inspired by Mills' book, and it's a fresh and intellectually omnivorous extension of its themes. I've spent about half my working life sitting in, and loathing, cubicles. You've probably spent years in one, too. ...

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First Published: Sun, April 27 2014. 21:25 IST
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