Tag Archives: books

20 things to read about the music industry

Toby Bennett has posted 20 things to read about the music industry. These are all publications from the last year, there are also some notes at the end about forthcoming books. It’s a comprehensive list, plus it is useful for … Continue reading

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Fiction in 2013…Ian Rankin and John Rebus

Following on from my previous post on academic books, Progressive Geographies also has a post on Stuart Elden’s fiction reading from 2013. It’s an astounding list. In the comments at the end of the post Stuart reveals that he made … Continue reading

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Jenny Diski on books (and home space)

A really nice piece by Jenny Diski on books – and on their use, non-use and incorporation into home space – in Berfrois.

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Reviews of Media Archaeology

It has been quite a few months now since I took over the role of reviews editor for the journal Information, Communication & Society. And over the last couple of months I’ve seen some of the reviews I’ve commissioned beginning … Continue reading

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The full set

To help keep me motivated I’ve been compiling books for my next project. I’ve had two volumes of the Walter Benjamin Harvard University Press set for a while. I thought I should complete the set.

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Thinking about choosing book titles

I’ve posted a couple of things on here about the book I’ve been working on for the last few months (I actually set this blog up to gather things together for the book and also to play about with some … Continue reading

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Two very different books on capitalism

A couple of weeks ago I read through Nick Gane’s new book on Max Weber and Contemporary Capitalism. Here’s some information about the book. It’s a really impressive exploration of how Max Weber’s writings might be used to analyse contemporary … Continue reading

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