Power Play

The uproar surrounding Philip Roth’s open letter to Wikipedia in The New Yorker is a small fire, but it is one that illuminates the shifting power dynamics in the larger media landscape. Mr. Roth’s letter addresses an inaccuracy concerning the … Continued

Digital Deficit Disorder

There is something rather delightful in reading about the deleterious effects of the Internet whilst one is on the Internet. The eventual metastasis of its recursive self-reference is a pleasure not to be missed. Take Carl Wilkinson’s recent article in The … Continued

All Possible Futures

China Miéville gave a speech at the 2012 Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference. It is on the subject of the “future of the novel.” Speeches, by nature, tend to vacillate between palliative and provocation, vibrations summed into spaces void of argument. … Continued