Archive for September 2015

Zero Squared #38: Dangerous Literature (pt 2)

Sep 30th, 2015 | By

Tom Sperlinger is the author of Romeo and Juliet in Palestine and he returns this week for the second half of a conversation about teaching Dangerous Literature. This week we talk about Kafka’s unfinished novel The Trial, the failings of Doris Lessing, unfinished novels, and Judy Blume. Sperlinger recently taught a course on “Dangerous Books.”

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The Real Thing: Capital Volume One Reading Group

Sep 27th, 2015 | By

Andy, Andrew and Doug discuss Chapter 13 of Capital Volume One. Perhaps they’ll sing this song from Sesame Street as well: “A wise old bird once told me, and I believe its true, he said the world is full of different birds, with different points of view, but sometimes there is a job so big,

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Zero Squared #37: Dangerous Literature

Sep 23rd, 2015 | By

Tom Sperlinger is the author of Romeo and Juliet in Palestine and he returns this week to discuss teaching Dangerous Literature. This is part one of a two part conversation. This week we focus on the question of polemics in fiction and modernism, and next week we’ll take a close look at Kafka’s unfinished novel

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Zero Squared #36: Superstructural Berlin

Sep 16th, 2015 | By

Nicolas Hausdorf is an independent artist and writer living in Berlin. He writes for Vice Berlin and his book Superstructural Berlin is due out on September 25th from Zero Books. Superstructural Berlin is an experimental sociology of the city of Berlin. A mix of pamphlet-polemic, cultural critique, and weird colourful mapping enterprise. It tries to

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Zero Squared #35: Nuclear Power and Climate Change

Sep 9th, 2015 | By

Leigh Phillips is a science writer and EU affairs journalist. His writing has appeared in Nature, the Guardian, Scientific American, and the Daily Telegraph and this week we continue our conversation about his book Austerity Ecology and the Collapse Porn Addicts  which is coming from Zero Books in October. According to Phillips: modernity is not the cause

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The Real Thing: Capital Volume One Reading Group

Sep 7th, 2015 | By

Dividing by Zero might be an issue as Andy, Andrew and Doug discuss Capital, Volume One, Chapters 11 and 12.



Zero Squared #34: Defending Modernity

Sep 2nd, 2015 | By

Leigh Phillips is a science writer and EU affairs journalist. His writing has appeared in Nature, the Guardian, Scientific American, and the Daily Telegraph. His book Austerity Ecology and the Collapse Porn Addicts is coming from Zero Books in October. According to Phillips: modernity is not the cause of climate change and the wider biocrisis.

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