Megalomania: The Madness of Builders
A phenomenon as old as humanity, megalomania has become, now more than ever, an attitude reflective of our contemporary culture. It reveals a universal desire: to be noticed and unique, political and dangerous. In this book, Philippe Tretiack casts his humorous and scathing eye over a gallery of megalomaniacs who push the envelope, paying alarmed homage to these high pries...more
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published September 15th 2008 by Assouline
(first published October 2007)
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Interesting photo rich rumination on the nature of megalomania, which in the author's view is not necessarily a bad quality as at times it can lead to really positive, uplifting achievements-although it mostly leads to men dressing themselves as ridiculously as the potentate on the book's cover.