“It’s a collection of short passages from writers like Diderot, Baudrillard, Le Corbusier, Derrida, Solnit, Calvino, Macaulay. Iain Sinclair is in there, and the artist Tacita Dean. Basically, if you are interested in this idea of ruinous or chaotic landscapes, and how that ties in with the ideas of entropy, the passage of time, and aesthetics, this book has done an amazing job of filleting dozens of texts for key components. You can buy this book and feel well-read at the end of it.” Read more...
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