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Spring 2019

ZONE BOOKS

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Today at 5:45pm! Eyal Weizman delivers the keynote speech at the Met Museum's all day architecture symposium: "In Our Time: A Year of Architecture in a Day." https://bit.ly/2Cb8JtI #Architecture #SpatialConcepts #GlobalSpectrum #Innovation #YearInReview #ThinkingOutsideTheBox
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"Sahlins’s tightly argued book...overwhelmingly demonstrate[s] how important animals were to the period in French history." A discussion forum of Peter Sahlins's 1668: THE YEAR OF THE ANIMAL IN FRANCE now up at H-Net France: https://bit.ly/2ANRqO2 #FrenchHistory #AnimalStudies #1668 #LouisXIV #Menageries #Descartes #MITPress
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"A major contribution to conversations about globalism, art, and ecology" —Rebecca Zorach on INTO THE WHITE: THE RENAISSANCE ARCTIC AND THE END OF THE IMAGE, by Christopher Heuer. Coming this May... https://bit.ly/2PPLNnb #Winter #Arctic #Renaissance #ArtHistory #FarNorth #SpringRelease
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"The Neoconservative movement was born out of its critique of The Great Society welfare state...which, they were concerned...had ended up subsidizing forms of welfare that were contributing to a break down of the family." Melinda Cooper on Jacobin Radio's The Dig: https://bit.ly/2TGFiW2
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Wendy Brown's acclaimed book, UNDOING THE DEMOS has been translated into 8 languages & counting, including Portuguese, Korean, Spanish, Greek, Turkish, Japanese, German, & French. Here's the brand new Dutch edition, just arrived from Octavo. https://bit.ly/2D1AMMT #Translation #Neoliberalism #NearFutures #WendyBrown #PoliticalScience #Democracy #Politics #Economics
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"The widespread resurgence of authoritarian nationalism in recent years has been met by the left with fear and loathing—but also a bit of envy. For it is generally assumed that xenophobic populists are reaping the benefits of the anger and suffering caused by unfettered financial capitalism." Michel Feher in Public Books. https://bit.ly/2ChF9l8 #RatedAgency #NearFutures #Neoliberalism #PoliticalScience #Capitalism #Economics #Creditworthiness
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1668: THE YEAR OF THE ANIMAL FRANCE by Peter Sahlins in the Berkeley News, winner of the AHA 2018 J. Russel Major Prize for French history: https://bit.ly/2FfG8oT. Learn more about the book here: https://bit.ly/2xOSaQ8 #FrenchHistory #Animals #Descartes #LouisXIV #RoyalMenagerie #Literature #Art #Medicine #Philosophy
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"In multiple countries, walls are becoming political totems and theater pieces that reassure those anxious about the waning sovereignty of nations." Wendy Brown's WALLED STATES, WANING SOVEREIGNTY discussed in The Washington Post: https://wapo.st/2RFUjdkhttps://bit.ly/2v791wH #BorderWall #GovernmentShutdown #Trump #Globalization #WendyBrown
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Tao writes: "The tied bird longs for its old forest. The fish in the pond yearns for the old deeps. I have cleared the land at the edge of the southern wild. Keeping my clumsiness, I return to the fields." --THE CHINESE PLEASURE BOOK: https://bit.ly/2KyVAwn #NewYear #BacktoBusiness #AncientWisdom
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BOB DYLAN'S POETICS, by Timothy Hampton, another new title forthcoming from Zone in spring 2019. HAPPY NEW YEAR! https://bit.ly/2SyS60m
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Happy New Year from Zone Books! Here's a sneak peek at one of our spring titles, coming soon in 2019: INTO THE WHITE by Christopher Heuer https://bit.ly/2PPLNnb
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"Why, in the course of the 18th century, as Thomas Laqueur asks in this rich and lively history, did a practice tolerated by the ancients and largely ignored by Judeo-Christian moralists, come to be seen as the height of erotic depravity?" #TBT SOLITARY SEX reviewed in London Review of Books: https://bit.ly/2ECzl8B https://bit.ly/2UW1DR0
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"Things carry many sorts of power. When exchanged or given, they create social, emotional, & religious bonds; when stolen or destroyed, they signify disrespect for and triumph over those who are dispossessed." Caroline Walker Bynum, CHRISTIAN MATERIALITY: http://bit.ly/2EIBujC Happy Holidays from Zone Books! Here's hoping for a generous & inclusive 2019.
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Now that the shortest day of the year has come and gone, start marking your calendars for the year's longest night of philosophy, 2/2/19-2/3/19 at the Brooklyn Public Library. Zone's own Michel Feher will be presenting, among many of today's leading philosophers from around the world. https://bit.ly/2rJlCFb
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“Warning strikes are an essential part of the Israeli military’s claims to high ethical standards. But such warnings are sometimes delivered with the same missiles that are used elsewhere to kill.” Eyal Weizman, author of FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE, on the July killings of two Palestinian boys: https://nyti.ms/2UUI7o1
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"In ancient Chinese philosophy, pleasure comes in three temporal aspects: confident expectation of future pleasure; sensory experience of pleasure in the present; and the pleasant memory of it in retrospect." THE CHINESE PLEASURE BOOK, excerpted in @LAReviewofBooks https://bit.ly/2SV1sUm
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"The alternation between periods of enthusiasm and periods of distrust, both self-generated, as well as the abruptness and unpredictability of the shifts from one to the other, far from being accidental, accurately describes the ordinary behavior of financial markets." https://bit.ly/2LoNgiz #RatedAgency #MichelFeher #Neoliberalism #Economics #PoliticalScience
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Save the date! The Met Museum's architecture symposium on 01/19/19 will feature a keynote speech by Eyal Weizman, author of FORENSIC ARCHITECTURE. https://bit.ly/2Cb8JtI #ForensicArchitecture #MetMuseum #SpatialConcepts #AYearInADay #ThinkingOutsideTheBox
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"Magisterial...brilliantly shows how enmeshed we are, as political and economic agents, into the family form, and how necessary this is to the reproduction of neoliberal capitalism." James Chappel on FAMILY VALUES, out in paperback this spring! https://bit.ly/2IGqmCR@DissentMag
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Tao writes: "Chill and harsh, the year now comes to a close. Clutching my thin coat, I sun myself on the porch. The southern garden patch has no remaining green. Only withered branches to the north, in the orchard." THE CHINESE PLEASURE BOOK: https://bit.ly/2KyVAwn #December #ChinesePoetry #AncientChina #Tao #Philosophy #EndofYear