Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
4,648 (5,809)2545,343 (3.79)3
Nicholas Carr is the author of The Glass Cage and Utopia Is Creepy. He has written for the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Atlantic, and Wired. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife. — biography from The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009 (Contributor, some editions) 180 copies, 2 reviews
Stop What You're Doing and Read This! (Contributor) 156 copies, 9 reviews
Re-Engineering Humanity (Foreword) 48 copies
Future Media (Contributor) 13 copies

Top members (books)

Member favorites

Members: trav, mikerodionov, sfarmer76

anthology (25) books (18) brain (77) business (59) cloud computing (16) cognition (19) cognitive science (32) computer (16) computers (75) culture (62) ebook (44) economics (21) education (21) essays (58) goodreads (25) Google (27) history (44) information technology (30) internet (347) IT (24) Kindle (47) media (24) neurology (26) neuropsychology (32) neuroscience (64) non-fiction (448) philosophy (43) psychology (198) read (34) reading (55) science (222) self-help (18) social science (16) society (28) sociology (68) technology (326) thinking (26) to-read (541) unread (24) web (23)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
His articles have appeared in The Atlantic, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, and the New Republic, and he writes the widely read blog Rough Type. He has been writer-in-residence at the University of California,a Berkely, and an executive editor of the Harvard Business Review. [from The Glass Cage (2014)]
Disambiguation notice

LibraryThing Early Reviewers Alum

Nicholas G. Carr's book The Big Switch was available from LibraryThing Early Reviewers.

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.79)
0.5 1
1 14
2 52
2.5 14
3 229
3.5 50
4 397
4.5 37
5 200

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Nicholas G. Carr is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Nicholas G. Carr is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 194,719,986 books! | Top bar: Always visible