Reading List // September 2018

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Selections from the Web:

Brodwin, Erin. 2018. “A controversial startup that charges $8,000 to fill your veins with young blood is opening its first clinic.” Business Insider. September 24.

Brown, Mark. 2018. “Stalinist Truman Show: artist paid 400 people to live as Soviet citizens.” The Guardian. August 31.

Chu, Andrea Long. 2018. “I Worked With Avital Ronell. I Believe Her Accuser.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. August 30.

Colangelo, Jeremy. 2018. “The Troubled Utopias of Ursula K. Le Guin.” The Ploughshares Blog. September 3.

Huber, Matthew. 2018. “Five Principles of a Socialist Climate Politics.” The Trouble. August 16.

Jeffries, Stuart. 2018. “Anarchy at the south pole: Santiago Sierra plants the black flag to destroy all borders.” The Guardian. September 25.

O’Brien, Tim. 1994. “The Vietnam in Me.” The New York Times Magazine. October 2.

Perrigo, Billy. 2017. “Sean Parker Says Wealth Disparity Will Create a ‘Class of Immortal Overlords’.” Money. November 9.

Riederer, Rachel. 2018. “Narcissists in Space.” Jacobin. July 19.

Vollmann, William T. 2018. “Is All Still Quiet On The Western Front?” Smithsonian Magazine.

Books and Journal Articles:


Hochschild, Adam. 2011. To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918. New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Hurlbut, J Benjamin. 2017. Experiments in Democracy: Human Embryo Research and the Politics of Bioethics. New York: Columbia University Press.

Josephson-Storm, Jason A. 2017. The Myth of Disenchantment: Magic, Modernity, and the Birth of the Human Sciences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

O’Brien. Tim. 1990. The Things They Carried. New York: Penguin Books.

VanderMeer, Jeff. 2014. Acceptance. New York: Farrar, Straus and Girgoux.

Journal Articles:

Olson, Joel. 2009. “Friends and Enemies, Slaves and Masters: Fanaticism, Wendell Phillips, and the Limits of Democratic Theory.” The Journal of Politics 71 (1): 82–95.

Simpson, Audra. 2016. “Consent’s Revenge.” Cultural Anthropology 31 (3): 326–33.

Weiss, Erica. 2016. “Refusal As Act, Refusal As Abstention.” Cultural Anthropology 31 (3): 351–58.

Image: Taylor R. Genovese, September 3, 2018, Labor Dog, Gilbert, AZ
Written on September 30, 2018