Book Reviews

As an author, I’m always reading, both for research and general interest. The book reviews here are therefore a mixture of non-fiction (philosophy, psychology, science and technology, history, politics) and fiction (literary, sci-fi, graphic novels, and basically anything with a speculative element).

“Psychology of the Digital Age” by John R. Suler

I think few thoughtful people would disagree that the Internet and modern communications technology are reshaping society and human interaction in fundamental new ways. Given the radical nature of these changes – Professor John Suler argues – their psychological study deserves…

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“Square Eyes” by Anna Mill & Luke Jones

Square Eyes is a graphic novel by artist and designer Anna Mill, and Luke Jones, a lecturer at the Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design. It is published by Jonathan Cape, an imprint of Penguin Random House that specialises…

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“Interior States” by Meghan O’Gieblyn

Meghan O’Gieblyn’s Interior States is a collection of her journalistic essays. A former evangelical Protestant, what themes many of these pieces is the psychological dislocation brought about by the loss of her faith. The title of the collection puns on…

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“Seven Days in the Art World” by Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton’s “Seven Days In The Art World” is a subtly observed, meticulously researched, fly-on-the-wall account of the world of contemporary art. The “seven days” of the title are in fact the seven different arenas in which art world professionals…

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