Category: Culture

Books
Category Title Author Rating Description
Culture The Substance of Style Virginia Postrel
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The tagline is "How the rise of aesthetic value is remaking commerce, culture, and consciousness," which sums up the...
Culture Tastes of Paradise Wolfgang Shivelbusch
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This book documents the long and important role that stimulants and intoxicants have played in modern culture.
Culture The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowiecki
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It is an almost universally held misconception that people are dumber in large numbers.
Culture Everything Bad Is Good For You Steven Johnson
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Despite the widely-held conception that popular culture grows dumber by the year, the truth is actually the opposite.
Culture The Rise of the Creative Class Richard Florida
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A book that made me realize I am not as unusual as I thought.
Culture The Future and Its Enemies Virginia Postrel
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Postrel has a talent for uniquely insightful critiques of culture and politics, and it's on full display in this work.
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