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Fall 2019

ZONE BOOKS

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From Instagram:
THE DEMON OF WRITING by Ben Kafka and ANACHRONIC RENAISSANCE edited by Alexander Nagel & Christopher Wood. Coming this spring in paperback... #NewInPaperback #SpringRelease #MediaStudies #Paperwork #Bureaucracy #Marx #Freud #ArtHistory #Renaissance #Byzantine #Icons #Antiquities
From Instagram:
"La gauche et les siens" a three-part analysis by Michel Feher, author of RATED AGENCY, up this week at @AOC_media #TheLeft #Philosophy #Politics #Credit #Neoliberalism #Economics #Capitalism #Financialization #Analysis #Critique #PoliticalScience
From Instagram:
Thanks to @SeminaryCoop for including Andrei Pop's A FOREST OF SYMBOLS as a Notable Book of 2019! So many great books on this list! #Art #Artists #ArtHistory #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #PhilosophicalQuestions #HeritageOfModernism #Writers #Thinkers #Mach #Wittgenstein #VanGogh
From Instagram:
Now up at The MIT Press Reader, a conversation with Andrei Pop, author of A FOREST OF SYMBOLS: ART, SCIENCE, AND TRUTH IN THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY. #Art #Artists #Writers #ArtHistory #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #HeritageOfModernity #PhilosophicalQuestions #Poe #Mach #Wittgenstein #VanGogh
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"The Arctic today engages in a quiet, irrevocable advance, everywhere, meltingly unformed...no longer imagined as some far-off utopia or hell. The former ice is physically here right now. It is all too late. The Arctic is coming for you." INTO THE WHITE by Christopher Heuer. #Winter #Snow #Ice #Arctic #ArtHistory #Environments #Renaissance #Lanscape #Image #TerraIncognita #ClimateChange
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"My desk is very spare. At the moment, I have a copy of Ben Kafka’s brilliant book ‘The Demon of Writing.’" Peter Mendelsund on the state of his desk on a typical Monday, up at @magculture. Stay tuned for the paperback edition of THE DEMON OF WRITING this spring! #NewInPaperback #SpringRelease #Paperwork #Bureaucracy #CriticalHistory #Theory #EighteenthCentury #PoliticalThinkers #MediaStudies #Marx #Freud #Barthes
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"We do not in fact know everything about the fourth dimension but have only the geometrical analogy to guide us." Andrei Pop on cubes, spheres, and the riddle of Oedipus in A FOREST OF SYMBOLS: ART, SCIENCE, AND TRUTH IN THE LONG NINETEENTH CENTURY. #Art #ArtHistory #Symbolism #Symbols #Geometry #NineteenthCentury #Science #Oedipus #Bragdon #Redon #FourthDimension
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"Even for the non-animal lover, one finds intense pleasure reading this important page of French history through the stories of animals." 1668: THE YEAR OF THE ANIMAL IN FRANCE reviewed in Seventeenth Century News. #Animals #History #France #FrenchHistory #Politics #LouisXIV #Menagerie #Versailles #Descartes #LaFontaine #Renaissance
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"A remarkable book, and more than worthwhile to those interested in song, lyricism, literature and creative invention." A review of BOB DYLAN'S POETICS: HOW THE SONGS WORK by Timothy Hampton in Chicago Life. #BobDylan #CompLit #Song #Lyric #Music #Creativity #AmericanIcon #Composition #LiteraryTheory #Poetics #Poetry #Modernism
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"Built on a few acres of land, with literally thousands of birds and animals that never coexisted in nature, there can be no doubt that feathers flew and much animal blood was shed." LouisXIV's Cour des oiseaux in1668:THE YEAR OF THE ANIMAL IN FRANCE by Peter Sahlins 🦃 #Thanksgiving #Turkey #Birds #Poultry #History #Menagerie #LouisXIV #1668 #France #RoyalCourt #Animals
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"Feher sketches a promising map for revolutionizing our socio-economic order by attacking it where it is most vulnerable: not at supposed weak point of profit, but instead the pink flesh of credit and speculation." RATED AGENCY on the @NewStatesman book of the year list. #NearFutures #Neoliberalism #PoliticalScience #Economy #Credit #Capitalism #Politics #Finance #Investors #Governments #EndOfYearList
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"Hefner chose to keep working on his office floor...forcing his colleagues to spend their days crawling on hands and knees, somehow transporting them from adulthood into infancy, but also from human verticality into an animal walk." PORNOTOPIA #GenderStudies #QueerTheory #BioPolitics #Architecture #Pornography #Playboy #HughHefner #CulturalShifts #Horizontal #Vertical #PerspectivesOfSpace
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"A crop duster spraying herbicides on the land of Abu Kaff, next to ali Abu Shkheta, March, 2004. The writing on the photograph reads: 'Yet, we will stay despite what you have burned.'" FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE, now out in paperback. #HumanRights #Architecture #PoliticsOfSpace #Forensics #InvestigativeResearch #GovernmentalViolence #Detectability #Maps #Documentation #StateCrimes #PublicTruth
From Instagram:
Join us tonight for a conversation with Andrei Pop and Whitney Davis, as they discuss Pop's new book, A FOREST OF SYMBOLS. 7pm at University Press Books in Berkeley! #NewRelease #AuthorEvent #ArtHistory #Art #Artists #Writers #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #PhilosophicalQuestions #HeritageOfModernism
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Tomorrow night at University Press Books in Berkeley! #ArtHistory #Art #Artists #Writers #PhilosophicalQuestions #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #HeritageOfModernism #NewRelease #AuthorEvent
From Instagram:
Great event at @HarvardBS last week with Zone authors Christopher Heuer & Andrei Pop. Pop continues his tour for A FOREST OF SYMBOLS at @UPB_Berkeley this Thursday, Nov 21st! #AuthorEvents #NewReleases #ArtHistory #IntoTheWhite #Arctic #Renaissance #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #Artists #Writers #Art
From Instagram:
Tonight at Literati Bookstore, join us for an evening with Andrei Pop and Martin Powers, as they discuss Pop's new book, A FOREST OF SYMBOLS. 7pm! #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #ArtHistory #Art #Artists #Writers #PhilosophicalQuestions #HeritageOfModernism #VanGogh #Wittgenstein #Mach
From Instagram:
Lots of great events this month, as Andrei Pop continues his tour for A FOREST OF SYMBOLS. Catch him on Friday at Literati Bookstore in Ann Arbor! #Symbolism #NineteenthCentury #ArtHistory #Art #Artists #Writers #PhilosophicalQuestions #HeritageOfModernism #Wittgenstein #VanGogh #Manet
From Instagram:
"Did This Iconic 1962 Short Film Show Us Our Dark Future?" David L. Ulin reflects on Chris Marker's LA JETÉE in LitHub. Zone's book version (created with Marker) is a 28 minute reading experience which includes every still from the film. #ExperimentalFilm #ScienceFiction #Photography #FrenchFilm #Future #Dystopia #ChrisMarker #StillImages #1962
From Instagram:
"The Playboy Mansion brought together, through vertical and horizontal distribution...the bachelor pad, the television studio, the film set, the boarding school for girls, the correctional center, the exotic island, and the brothel." PORNOTOPIA by Paul Preciado #GenderStudies #Architecture #PornStudies #Porn #Playboy #PlayboyMansion #CulturalShifts #Sexuality #HistoryOfTechnology #HistoricalPerspectives #QueerThoery