'The biggest event of the year!' 'Don't miss this event!' There is a part of all of us that perks up at the mention of an 'event.' I am very curious about the philosophical analysis of events (what is an event, really?) and their role in our modern lives, and I can't wait to dive into this quick read.
–Barnes & Noble Book Blog
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–The Village Voice
"The most formidably brilliant exponent of psychoanalysis, indeed of cultural theory in general, to have emerged in many decades."
"Unafraid of confrontation and with a near limitless grasp of pop symbolism."
"iek is a thinker who regards nothing as outside his field: the result is deeply interesting and provocative."
"iek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation."
–The New Yorker