Guillermo Fernandez

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'The Playstation Dreamworld' by Alfie Bown
2 years ago
In his last book, The Playstation Dreamworld (Polity, 2017), Alfie Bown is not exclusively addressing video game players—whether full-time or simply occasional players—but everyone. He understands tha...
'On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century' by Timothy Snyder
2 years ago
Throughout the reading of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (Timothy Snyder, Vintage Publishing, 2017) the figure of Victor Klemperer resonates strongly. Klemperer was a humanist, ...
'Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left' by Ian Parker
2 years ago
Revolutionary Keywords for a New Left (Zero Books, 2017) is an atypical dictionary where one can find 50 relevant keywords for left politics. Already in 1975, the British marxist Raymond Williams publ...
'Narcocapitalism,' by Laurent de Sutter
2 years ago
I have this (bad?) habit of reading several books at the same time and hence sometimes ideas from different books interweave in my head creating strange patrons. While reading Narcocapitalism (Polity,...
The Shipwreck of Grenfell Tower
2 years ago
We are living in strange times and we constantly look for newfangled ideas or concepts that help us understand and put into context what is happening around us. Thus, concepts such as Post-truth, Alt-...