Browse the latest book reviews in Media and Cultural Studies

Sign up for free daily email alerts or RSS here

  • electronic-dreams-image-3
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Electronic Dreams. How 1980s Britain Learned to Love the Computer by Tom Lean

Book Review: Electronic Dreams. How 1980s Britain Learned to Love the Computer by Tom Lean

In Electronic Dreams: How 1980s Britain Learned to Love the Computer, Tom Lean offers a new study of the […]

  • SONY DSC
    Permalink SONY DSCGallery

    Book Review: The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy by Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

Book Review: The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital Economy by Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz

How has the digital era changed notions of ownership? In The End of Ownership: Personal Property in the Digital […]

  • turner-prize-reading-list-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Reading List: 7 Must-Read Books about Art Ahead of the Turner Prize 2016

Reading List: 7 Must-Read Books about Art Ahead of the Turner Prize 2016

Image Credit: London Artist’s Studio (THOR CC BY 2.0)
Tonight, the evening of Monday 5 December 2016, sees the announcement […]

  • being-a-scholar-in-the-digital-era-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good by Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

Book Review: Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good by Jessie Daniels and Polly Thistlethwaite

In Being a Scholar in the Digital Era: Transforming Scholarly Practice for the Public Good, Jessie Daniels and Polly […]

  • culture-economy-and-politics-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Culture, Economy and Politics: The Case of New Labour by David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee and Melissa Nisbett

Book Review: Culture, Economy and Politics: The Case of New Labour by David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee and Melissa Nisbett

In Culture, Economy and Politics: The Case of New Labour, David Hesmondhalgh, Kate Oakley, David Lee and Melissa Nisbett […]

  • ac-diaries-volume-5-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Diaries: Volume 5: Outside, Inside, 2003-2005 by Alastair Campbell

Book Review: Diaries: Volume 5: Outside, Inside, 2003-2005 by Alastair Campbell

In the fifth volume of his published diaries, Outside, Inside, 2003-2005, Alastair Campbell steps down as Tony Blair’s Director of Communications […]

  • a-fiery-and-furious-people-image-2
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: A Fiery and Furious People: A History of Violence in England by James Sharpe

Book Review: A Fiery and Furious People: A History of Violence in England by James Sharpe

In A Fiery and Furious People: A History of Violence in England, James Sharpe draws on a wide range […]

  • This image provided by Google shows a very early version of Google's prototype self-driving car. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. (AP Photo/Google)
    Permalink This image provided by Google shows a very early version of Google's prototype self-driving car. The two-seater won't be sold publicly, but Google on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 said it hopes by this time next year, 100 prototypes will be on public roads. (AP Photo/Google)Gallery

    Book Review: Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

Book Review: Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead by Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman

In Driverless: Intelligent Cars and the Road Ahead, Hod Lipson and Melba Kurman reflect on the possibilities and risks posed […]

Book Review: Metric Power by David Beer

In Metric Power, David Beer examines the intensifying role that metrics play in our everyday lives, from healthcare provision […]

  • altmetrics-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics edited by Andy Tattersall

Book Review: Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics edited by Andy Tattersall

Altmetrics: A Practical Guide for Librarians, Researchers and Academics, edited by Andy Tattersall, provides an overview of altmetrics and new methods […]

  • international-politics-of-fashion-image-1
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World by Andreas Behnke

Book Review: The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World by Andreas Behnke

The new collection The International Politics of Fashion: Being Fab in a Dangerous World, edited by Andreas Behnke, argues for […]

  • craft-and-the-creative-economy-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Craft and the Creative Economy by Susan Luckman

Book Review: Craft and the Creative Economy by Susan Luckman

In Craft and the Creative Economy, Susan Luckman looks at the rise of the craft entrepreneur and the growth […]

  • the-right-to-be-forgotten-image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Ctrl + Z: The Right to be Forgotten by Meg Leta Jones

Book Review: Ctrl + Z: The Right to be Forgotten by Meg Leta Jones

As more and more data is collected, shared and circulated online, should there be a right for this to […]

  • awkward-politics-image-1
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle

Book Review: Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism by Carrie Smith-Prei and Maria Stehle

How have digital tools changed and altered the goals, meanings and reception of contemporary feminist activism? In Awkward Politics: […]

  • Cultural Turns Image
    Permalink Gallery

    Book Review: Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture by Doris Bachmann-Medick

Book Review: Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture by Doris Bachmann-Medick

In Cultural Turns: New Orientations in the Study of Culture, Doris Bachmann-Medick offers an overview of the emergent ‘cultural […]

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales
This work by LSE Review of Books is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 UK: England & Wales.