In his recent novel, Salman Rushdie shows how reinventing oneself is damned hard to pull off, even in New York.
To dive deeper into the implications of Mark Greif’s “Against Everything,” Roland Barthes’ “Mythologies” is required.
The book we all need to read… twice.
The problem with psychology, and the seductive fallacy of “studies have shown.”
In a sense, it is the perfect speculative fiction novel, even as it pays unspoken homage to a similarly-themed book by very different authors from thirty-eight years ago.