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Blood Rites of the Bourgeoisie by Stewart Home
Blood Rites of the Bourgeoisie
by Stewart Home (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2010
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Home moves the art of plagiarism as a writing practice into the age of spam and 'contemporary art' -- which turn out to be more or less the same thing. Chunks of it read like spam, or rather carefully constructed simulations of spam. Its a great vers ...more
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69 Things to Do With a Dead Princess by Stewart Home
69 Things to Do With a Dead Princess
by Stewart Home (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2008
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This was the first book by Home that I read, and I thought: finally! Finally someone gets it. An author who gets what modernism did to literature, but is not being all high falutin' about it. This book is sophisticated but it wears it lightly. Its bo ...more
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The Marbled Swarm by Dennis Cooper
The Marbled Swarm
by Dennis Cooper
read in November, 2011
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I think its a novel about the French language, especially literary language, how seductive it once was and how it declined. And oddly enough is written is wonderfully capacious english. Dennis Cooper is a ####ing genius.

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The Beach Beneath the Street by Kenneth McKenzie Wark
"A remarkably well researched yet fresh dérive through and around the Situationists, Wark uncovers formerly found beaches that have been strangely re-covered and forgotten. The illumination of the remarkably contemporary works of Jorn, de Jong and..." Read more of this review »
The Beach Beneath the Street by Kenneth McKenzie Wark
" Thanks, Tim. Some astute readings there. "
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This is Not a Program by Tiqqun
This is Not a Program
by Tiqqun
read in September, 2011
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Flirts dangerously with the idea of violence. Contains caustic remarks on Negri and the Multitudes group in Paris. I actually thought the second, shorter text was more interesting. A critique of Marx on fetishism, towards a practice of the invention ...more
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