Event • London

Work Won’t Love You Back at the Open University

As we are approaching international workers’ day, come and join Sarah Jaffe as she talks about why Work Won’t Love You Back – a book in which she examines the prevalence of the ‘labour of love’ myth: the idea that certain work is not really work, and should be done for the sake of passion rather than […]

Event • New York

Haymarket Books Sponsors: Work Won’t Love You Back with Dave Zirin

Join Sarah Jaffe and Dave Zirin in conversation about themes from Jaffe’s new book, Work Won’t Love You Back.

Event • New York

Work Won’t Love You Back Talk at Bluestockings

I’m joining the good folks at Bluestockings Books in New York for a book talk! Interlocutor to be announced. 

Event • London

Virtual Event: Housman’s Books with Ray Malone and Kate O’Shea

When you love your job so much that you’ll work for next to nothing, then nothing is exactly what you’ll get.

We’re very pleased to welcome Sarah Jaffe to Housmans to discuss the ‘labour of love’ myth: the idea that certain work is not really work, and should be done for the sake of passion rather than pay. Whether it’s working for free in exchange for ‘experience’, enduring poor treatment in the name of being ‘part of the family’, or clocking serious overtime for a good cause, more and more of us are pushed to make sacrifices for the privilege of being able to do work we enjoy.

Event • London

BOOK LAUNCH! ‘Work Won’t Love You Back’ by Sarah Jaffe

Common Wealth and The World Transformed are pleased to present the launch of ‘Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone’, the latest book from labour journalist Sarah Jaffe.