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Snobbery

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Snobbery

Snobbery

Snobbery

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:

Joseph Epstein
* Author, Snobbery: The American Version (Houghton Mifflin, 2002)

Whit Stillman
* Writer and Director, Metropolitan (1990)
* Author, The Last Days of Disco with Cocktails at Petrossian Afterwards (FSG, 2000)

Tracey Lewis
* Co-author, The BAP Handbook: The Official Guide to the Black American Princess (Broadway Books, 2001)

Stephanie Copeland
* President, Edith Wharton Restoration (non-profit organization established to restore Wharton's house in Lenox, MA)

Everyone hates a snob, BUT can any of us claim to be snobbery-free? There are wine snobs, but also cola snobs; jazz snobs and heavy metal snobs. Opera snobs and baseball snobs. What are you a little snobby about? The roots of snobbery in American culture, on Talk of the Nation from NPR News.