Russell Jacoby pans Erik Olin Wright’s book on ‘real utopias’

For those unfamiliar with Jacoby or his writings, you’re in for a treat. Jacoby’s prose is clear, punchy, and witty. Here are a few choice examples: “To call this book dull as dish water maligns dish water.” “Wright is no genius,” and “the book is suffocatingly narrow in scope, impossibly cramped in imagination, and irreparably muddy in  execution.”