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The Rise of the Creative Class by Richard Florida
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The notion of the creative class as a) the driving force of innovation and economic growth and b) as something which can be nurtured and should become self aware is a powerful one for understanding modern society. Hence this book is an important one.

It is a little over intellectual and self indulgent in places though.

For reference - members of the creative class range from musicians to engineers - ie anyone who exercises creativity in their work rather than follows instructions. The other two main classes are the traditional working class and the service class.

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November 1, 2011 – Finished Reading
November 4, 2011 – Shelved

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