Archive for December 2013

Zer0 staff pick their best books of 2013

Dec 17th, 2013 | By

In no particular order, and with no justification, here are a selection of Zer0 people’s favourite (non-Zer0) books of 2013: Metahaven – Can Jokes Bring Down Governments? (Strelka Press) http://www.strelka.com/press_en/jokes/?lang=en Julia Downes (ed), Women Make Noise: Girl Bands from Motown to the Modern (Supernova) http://www.supernovabooks.co.uk/womenmakenoise.html Graham Foust – To Anacreon in Heaven and Other Poems (Flood Editions) http://www.floodeditions.com/foust-anacreon-in-heaven Thomas Nagel

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Perverse, provocative and populist: why we still love the Manic Street Preachers

Dec 4th, 2013 | By

By Stephen Lee Naish (author of the forthcoming U.ESS.AY: Politics and Humanity in American Film) The winter of 2010 was, for a large majority of young people in the United Kingdom, the Winter of Discontent. Students rallied in their thousands against the Coalition government’s drastic policy decision to allow universities to increase their tuition fees

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