Musings

Ask me for novel recommendations and it won’t be long before I suggest you read Donna Tartt’s The Secret History. What’s not to love: part murder mystery, part college coming-of-age story, part exploration of classical literature and philosophy. Set at an elite liberal arts college in...

When Alvin Toffler wrote Future Shock in 1970, he suggested that most people in the urbanised, industrialised West were suffering the anxiety of “too much change in too short a period of time.” Playing with that title three decades later, media theorist Douglas Rushkoff believes...