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

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

In Theory for the World to Come: Speculative Fiction and Apocalyptic Anthropology, Matthew J. Wolf-Meyer argues that speculative fiction offers a rich […]

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In Respawn: Gamers, Hackers and Technogenic Life, Colin Milburn offers a detailed analysis of the entanglements of game cultures, political activism […]

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Book Review: Smartphone Cultures edited by Jane Vincent and Leslie Haddon

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

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