This book, written by sociologist Andrew Hacker, talks about the economic profile of different groups of Americans. It is similar to "The Millionaire Mind". It talks about different trends (like the rising income inequality over the last few decades) and cites various statistics relating to different areas, such as: marriage, children, labor trends, wages, industries, poverty, billionaires, race, sex, and immigrants.
This book is very weak because most of the statistics are either well-known (like rising income inequality, and CEO pay) or are simply intuitive. Books like this are very primitive because they only teach you THAT things are, but they don't teach you WHY things are. Those more relevant questions are being answered by the current books about neuroeconomics, behavioral finance, and social psychology. That is where the interesting research is being done. Here are the few interesting quotes from the book: