From the early days of counting houses, when office jobs were looked down on but were still considered a refuge from factory work, to the modern day cubicle. We talk with author Nikil Saval about his new book "Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace." (This show was originally broadcast on 7/2/14)
- Nikil Saval - an editor of n + 1, a print and digital magazine of literature, culture, and politics. "Cubed" is his first book.
- Boston Globe review: "He synthesizes an impressive number of books, films, articles, and first-person accounts relating to the daunting number of historical forces and ideologies that have shaped white-collar work: architecture, philosophy, labor disputes, class conflict, the women’s movement, and technological advances, just to name a few."