In Chronic City, Jonathan Lethem presents a New York City filled with long winters, excavating tigers, and pop culture conspiracy theories. Though this could be a recipe for brilliance, the book never gets out of its own way.
Toni Morrison’s Home showcases a master at work. It’s slim—no word is fluff—and lingers long after the last. Just like the book, enjoy our short and sweet review of this nuanced novel.
With beautifully articulated boldness, Ta-Nehisi Coates paints a complete portrait of the black American, male experience that left me stunned and affirmed. Toni Morrison said it best: “This is required reading.”
How do we make sense of the social media-driven world that we're living in? What affect is this new now-ness having on us? In Present Shock, author and media theorist Douglas Rushkoff unpacks the many consequences of living in a perpetual present, and offers ways to handle it.