It’s time to reconnect

Even before a global pandemic introduced us to terms like social distancing, loneliness was becoming the defining condition of the twenty-first century.

But it’s also one we have the power to reverse.


“Essential reading for anyone who wants to make sense of our complex times…Destined to be a classic.”
—Nouriel Roubini, Professor at New York University and Bestselling Author

“A compelling vision for how we can bridge our many divides at this time of great change and disruption.”
—Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global

“Masterfully explains the many facets of our Lonely Century and how we can do better, as individuals and as a society.”
—Erik Brynjolfsson, Professor at Stanford University and Bestselling Author

“Fascinating, timely and important.” 
—Charlie Brooker, Creator of the Netflix Series, Black Mirror


Noreena Hertz

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“One of the world’s leading thinkers.”

– The Observer

“We built a lonely world. Now we have the opportunity to rebuild the world, with compassion, community and care at its heart.”

Noreena Hertz

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