Daily Archives: January 13, 2010

Lost in the Meritocracy by Walter Kirn

Lost in the Meritocracy is the memoir of a smart and seriously conceited writer who was accepted to Princeton on a scholarship and proceeded to discover that his classmates were spoiled rich kids and that some of them behaved in thoughtless and mean ways. Which, apparently, gave him permission to retaliate against them in petty and mean ways. Pretty silly stuff.

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