Slender portable genius. The call for smaller narratives. THE POSTMODERN CONDITION: A REPORT ON KNOWLEDGE by Jean-Francois Lyotard
Chronotypes and the ideology of language. Expert readings of Dostoyvesky and Rabelais. THE DIALOGIC IMAGINATION by Mikhail Bakhtin
Ah, the Panopticon. Just one of those works you have to read to join in on the conversation. DISCIPLINE & PUNISH by Michel Foucault.
Verfremdungseffekt aka alienation effect. One of the most influential aesthetic books in our time. BRECHT ON THEATER by Bertolt Brecht.
Bye-bye freedom & imagination & good conversation. Hello, post-modern capitalism. ONE-DIMENSIONAL MAN by Herbert Marcuse
The most learned man I’ve ever read. And able to laugh at himself. Here he takes on 2011. YEAR OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY by Slavoj Zizek
23 interviews w/ the seminal French post-structuralist feminist who married semiotics w/ psychoanalysis. INTERVIEWS by Julia Kristeva