Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Baffler No. 32” as Want to Read:
The Baffler No. 32
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Baffler No. 32

3.77  ·  Rating details ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Rare it is that the careworn American public casts its collective gaze heavenward—unless in desperate prayer for debt relief, affordable housing, non-extortionate college instruction, or any of the other fugitive comforts that our grand neoliberal consensus has catapulted into the unreachable empyrean. In the hushed and reverent darkness of the Baffler observatory, however ...more
Paperback, 184 pages
Published September 20th 2016 by The Baffler Foundation, Inc.
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Baffler No. 32, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Baffler No. 32

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

Showing 1-18
3.77  · 
Rating details
 ·  13 ratings  ·  3 reviews

More filters
Sort order
I'm accustomed to nearly reflexive swooning praise of every issue of the baffler. This is the tightest, meanest, funniest and most insightful as well as overlooked magazine that exists in what remains of American cultural criticism.

But this issue was a real trial. Chief Chris Lehmann's own contribution to it is among the principle reasons, in which he takes X,000 words to make a pretty simple point about a phenomenon that barely deserves the attention; a couple scornful tweets would have been s
Feb 21, 2017 rated it liked it
A rather strange baffler.
Steev Hise
rated it it was amazing
Jan 12, 2017
rated it liked it
Oct 30, 2016
rated it it was amazing
Oct 12, 2016
Greg Schumaker
rated it it was amazing
Apr 02, 2017
rated it liked it
Jul 07, 2017
rated it really liked it
Oct 17, 2016
Jim Golmon
rated it really liked it
Mar 04, 2018
Apr 03, 2017 rated it really liked it
Another solid issue. Quite thematically done, with the question of spirituality rather consistent throughout. The lead article in the issue was far and away the best: Jackson Lears absolutely delivered. The accomplished historian brings a stellar discussion of Darwinism, science, and spirituality. His piece reveals a long-duree trend not only to banish spirituality from the margins, but to put forth a rigidly atomistic science. Lears is looking at rules like Weisman's barrier (the principle that ...more
rated it really liked it
Mar 10, 2017
Kevin Gabbard
rated it it was ok
Jan 29, 2017
Taylor Jones
rated it really liked it
Feb 04, 2017
marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2016
added it
Nov 21, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »