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The Complete Short Stories of J.G. Ballard (Fifth Riff: “The Subliminal Man”)

PREVIOUSLY: Introductions + stories 1956-1959 Stories of 1960 Stories of 1961 Stories of 1962 IN THIS RIFF: “The Subliminal Man” (1963) 1. Today is Black Friday in America. I don’t think it’s necessary to remark at length on the bizarre disjunction between this exercise in consumerism-as-culture and… Read More

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Books Acquired, 4.10.2012

Subliminal by Leonard Mldodinow is new from Random House. Their description: Leonard Mlodinow, the best-selling author of The Drunkard’s Walk and coauthor of The Grand Design (with Stephen Hawking), gives us a startling and eye-opening examination of how the unconscious mind shapes our experience of the world and how,… Read More