“The New Better Off” is a book that will capture the reader from the first sentence. Courtney E. Martin has a way of capturing the reader’s attention and really getting them to think about how things are today, compared to how things used to be for previous generation. One can notice how some things have changed for the better with time, while other things are left to the reader to decide based on the information given.
One of the striking things about the book is the style of Courtney E. Martin’s writing. She has a way of relating with the reader on a personal level. When she shares experiences and views, it adds to the quality of the book making for a more remarkable experience. What Courtney E. Martin created was a mixture of research to show what she found, mixed with personal experiences.
“The New Better Off” presents a wide range of topics for the reader. Depending on one’s background some of the topics may bring about new ideas, some topics may hit home, and other topics may just be relatable. The main ideas behind the book are that times are changing, success is defined differently and the younger generation has different desires for life. This is a good read for anybody looking for insight, or just a thought-provoking read.