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Book Review: Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology by Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer

Rose Deller , July 17th, 2019


In Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer argues that speculative fiction offers a rich vein to theorise catastrophe and crisis in ways t…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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Author Interview: Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone on Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction

Rose Deller , January 11th, 2019


In their new book, Detecting the Social: Order and Disorder in Post-1970s Detective Fiction, Mary Evans, Sarah Moore and Hazel Johnstone show how twenty-first-century detective fiction offers insight…


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LSE RB Year in Review: The Top 12 Book Reviews of 2018 (Part One)

Rose Deller , December 19th, 2018


Image Credit: (Pixabay CC0) What were you reading in 2018 on LSE Review of Books? In Part One of our review of the year, we count down the 12…


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Book Review: Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism edited by Hermione Spriggs

Rose Deller , November 29th, 2018


In Five Heads (Tavan Tolgoi): Art, Anthropology and Mongol Futurism, editor Hermione Spriggs brings together visual and verbal documentation of five art-anthropology exchange processes alongside furth…


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Reading List: 15 Recommended Reads on Colonial Histories, Colonial Legacies

Rose Deller , November 15th, 2018


Image Credit: African and Caribbean War Memorial, Windrush Square, Brixton, London (Kelly Foster CC BY SA 4.0) In this reading list, we recommend fifteen books previously reviewed on the…


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Book Review: Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles by Imaobong D. Umoren

Rose Deller , October 1st, 2018


In Race Women Internationalists: Activist-Intellectuals and Global Freedom Struggles, Imaobong D. Umoren traces the lives of three black women activist-intellectuals—Una Marson, Paulette Nardal and Es…


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Book Review: Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate by Rosie Findlay

Rose Deller , February 15th, 2018


In Personal Style Blogs: Appearances That Fascinate, Rosie Findlay analyses the development of personal style blogs from their early origins, situating this sub-genre of fashion blog within a ‘l…


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Book Review: Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class edited by Nathan Connolly

Rose Deller , November 30th, 2017


Inspired by the collection The Good Immigrant, Know Your Place: Essays on the Working Class by the Working Class brings together 22 stories reflecting on working-class lives and experiences…


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