Climate Change Lurking Behind Every Corner: Review of Mark Bould’s The Anthropocene Unconscious

Climate Change Lurking Behind Every Corner: Review of Mark Bould’s The Anthropocene Unconscious Fabius Mayland Under Review:The Anthropocene Unconscious: Climate Catastrophe Culture. Mark Bould. Verso Books, November 2021. Introduction The impending ecological disasters that we are faced with will, with some likelihood, prove to be the fulcrum of human history, certainly of the post-war period. … Continue reading Climate Change Lurking Behind Every Corner: Review of Mark Bould’s The Anthropocene Unconscious

What Does It Mean to Grieve?: Review of The Impossible Resurrection of Grief by Octavia Cade

What Does it Mean to Grieve?: Review of The Impossible Resurrection of Grief by Octavia Cade Shelby Brewster Under Review: The Impossible Resurrection of Grief. By Octavia Cade. Stelliform Press, May 20, 2021. Content Warning: Suicide Octavia Cade’s new novella, The Impossible Resurrection of Grief, is, appropriately, the story of a pandemic. A vague psychological … Continue reading What Does It Mean to Grieve?: Review of The Impossible Resurrection of Grief by Octavia Cade

Even This Is Too Good to be True: Review of The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

Even This Is Too Good to be True: Review of The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson Stephen Saperstein Frug Under Review: The Ministry for the Future. Kim Stanley Robinson. Orbit, 2020. In the apocalyptic landscape of late postmodernism, it has become commonplace for novels to incorporate multiple genres or modes: novels will … Continue reading Even This Is Too Good to be True: Review of The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson

ARB Recommends: From the Duke University Press Fall 2020 Catalog

ARB Recommends is a regular column of ARB that covers seasonal catalogs from indie, trade, and academic publishers, highlighting the kinds of books our editors, contributors, and readers want to read. As a publication devoted to radical critical engagement with the world—and devoted to reviewing books and media that do this—it only makes sense for … Continue reading ARB Recommends: From the Duke University Press Fall 2020 Catalog

Thirty Words for Living Well in the Anthropocene: Review of An Ecotopian Lexicon edited by Schneider-Mayerson and Bellamy

Thirty Words for Living Well in the Anthropocene: Review of An Ecotopian Lexicon edited by Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy Gardiner Allen Brown Under Review: An Ecotopian Lexicon. Edited by Matthew Schneider-Mayerson and Brent Ryan Bellamy. University of Minnesota Press, 2019. Significant changes in technology or life have always required us to invent or … Continue reading Thirty Words for Living Well in the Anthropocene: Review of An Ecotopian Lexicon edited by Schneider-Mayerson and Bellamy

ARB Recommends: From the University of Chicago Press Fall 2020 Catalog

ARB Recommends is a regular column of ARB that covers seasonal catalogs from indie, trade, and academic publishers, highlighting the kinds of books our editors, contributors, and readers want to read. As a publication devoted to radical critical engagement with the world—and devoted to reviewing books and media that do this—it only makes sense for … Continue reading ARB Recommends: From the University of Chicago Press Fall 2020 Catalog