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Bachelor Nation:Inside the World of America's Favorite Guilty Pleasure

Amy Kaufman

Since 2002, The Bachelor dating show franchise has been a mainstay in living rooms across the country. Die-hard fans (dubbed “Bachelor Nation”) even come together each week to participate in fantasy leagues and viewing parties. In her debut book, journalist Amy Kaufman interviews producers, contestants, and celebrity fans to pen the first behind-the-scenes, unauthorized look into this reality TV phenomenon. Along the way, Kaufman explores how The Bachelor has shaped society’s ideas about love, marriage, and fairy-tale romance. For fans of former contestant Andi Dorfman’s latest book, Single State of Mind (2018).