Naomi Klein investigates ‘conspiracy theory culture’ that has shaken her life

Doppelganger, due out this autumn, examines ‘the wildness of right now’, including personal issues arising from being confused with Naomi Wolf Award-winning author and Guardian columnist Naomi Klein is to publish a book about conspiracy theories, which she has described as a departure and “more personal, more experimental” than her previous books.Doppelganger, out in September, uses the fact that Klein has often been mistaken for author Naomi Wolf as a jumping-off point to explore conspiracy theories and what Klein calls the “Mirror World”, our destabilised present rife with doubles and confusion. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-17 13:00:30 UTC ]
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Naomi Klein investigates ‘conspiracy theory culture’ that has shaken her life

Doppelganger, due out this autumn, examines ‘the wildness of right now’, including personal issues arising from being confused with Naomi Wolf Award-winning author and Guardian columnist Naomi Klein is to publish a book about conspiracy theories, which she has described as a departure and “more... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-17 13:00:30 UTC ]
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AI machines aren’t ‘hallucinating’. But their makers are | Naomi Klein

Tech CEOs want us to believe that generative AI will benefit humanity. They are kidding themselvesInside the many debates swirling around the rapid rollout of so-called artificial intelligence, there is a relatively obscure skirmish focused on the choice of the word “hallucinate”.This is the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-05-08 08:02:01 UTC ]
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Napoleonic Conspiracy Theories, Unsociable Shabbiness, and More Occupational Hazards of the Second-Hand Book Trade

“Booksellers are constantly giving their patrons extraordinary bargains. In London recently a copy of an early edition of Keats’ Poems, originally bought from a dealer for 2s was sold for £140, and a first edition of Burns’ Poems bought in Edinburgh for 1s 6d brought £350.” –R.M. Williamson,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-12-07 09:53:48 UTC ]
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Don Winslow Crushes GOP’s Favorite Conspiracy Theory With Trump’s Own Words

The bestselling author spots a big flaw in a right-wing conspiracy theory about the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-01-05 09:01:46 UTC ]
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Our Lies: Jenny Offill and James Plath on Conspiracy Theories in History and Literature

In this week’s episode of Fiction/Non/Fiction, co-hosts Whitney Terrell and V.V. Ganeshananthan are joined by author Jenny Offill and literary and film critic James Plath. First Offill shares her reaction to the insurrection and attempted coup at the Capitol last week, and discusses her latest... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-14 09:49:01 UTC ]
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Book Culture stores in life or death battle

The embattled independent bookstore Book Culture on Columbus Avenue has been closed, after being served with an eviction notice by its landlord. The move, which took place Tuesday morning, also... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-01-08 19:57:16 UTC ]
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Naomi Wolf Investigates Historic Crimes of Love

Naomi Wolf had a plan: get a doctorate, write scholarly work, and teach. In 1985, she received a Rhodes Scholarship and was preparing to write a thesis on images of women in 18th- and 19th-century Britain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Uncommon Reader: A Life of Edward Garnett by Helen Smith review – a cultural battleground

The writer and editor promoted Joseph Conrad and DH Lawrence and deserves recognition as a great literary tastemakerThe first question worth asking of Helen Smith’s A-grade biography of Edward Garnett (1868‑1937) is just how many manuscripts passed across the desk of this publishers’ reader in... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JK Rowling doesn't exist: conspiracy theories the internet can't resist

Nor does Finland. Or the Beatles. And Nasa never sent robots to Mars. Just some of the intrigues other than JFK the internet lovesThe much anticipated release of new files about the assassination of John F Kennedy have again thrown a spotlight on the conspiracy theories surrounding the US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To tackle a conspiracy theory, you have to find it first | Brigid Delaney's diary

Technology has liberated the spread of information and enabled like-minded people to come together to share their views. But it can make them harder to argue with tooWhen researching my book Wellmania (available in all good book shops, and some bad ones), I spent many months immersed in online... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How a Small Press Landed a Big Fish in Naomi Klein

After being tapped by the activist and author to handle the U.S. edition of her anti-Trump book 'No Is Not Enough,' Chicago's Haymarket Books collaborated with Knopf Canada and the U.K.'s Allen Lane to crash the title, which hit shelves this month. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Naomi Klein takes on Trump's 'shock politics'

Naomi Klein is publishing a book with Allen Lane to explain Donald Trump's rise to power as "a product of our time" and exploring what can be done to resist his brand of shock politics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What book stores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Atkinson’s Life After Life on track for BBC One adaptation

BBC One has commissioned a four-part adaptation of Kate Atkinson’s Costa Award-winning Life After Life from House Productions. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-17 01:13:20 UTC ]
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Best Life Magazine Finds a Second Life as a Digital Brand

From Metropolitan Home to Newsweek, we've seen a number of shuttered magazine titles revived (at least in some form) over the past couple of years. Now Best Life, the luxury men's service magazine, is getting a second life online—and with its original launch editor at the helm, no less. Best... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Life After Life for Atkinson backlist

Transworld is repackaging Kate Atkinson’s backlist to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the publication of Behind the Scenes at the Museum, as well as the release of her latest novel, A God in Ruins (May, £20). All of Atkinson’s backlist, including the Jackson Brodie series, will be repackaged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Week after week for Life After Life

Despite missing out on the overall prize in the Costa Book Awards, Kate Atkinson's Life After... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Marjane Satrapi on Resistance in Iran: ‘A Real Revolution Is Cultural’

The author, known for her “Persepolis” series, is releasing a new illustrated book about the “Woman, Life, Freedom” movement, inspired by the death of Mahsa Amini. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lev Rubinstein: Ordinary Life through the Lens of Russian Conceptualism, by Daria Shchukina

Lev Rubinstein: Ordinary Life through the Lens of Russian Conceptualism, by Daria Shchukina On Translation [email protected] Tue, 04/16/2024 - 15:38 Photos by Natalia SenatorovaIn the following appreciation, the author compares the poetry of... Continue reading at World Literature Today

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