Monthly Archives: December 2012

More novels read in 2012

At the end of June I posted a list of the novels I’d read so far in 2012. Here are those I read between July and today the end of the year- not all are novels, as there are a few books about … Continue reading

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Albums of the year

Well, my favourite ones… in no particular order North Atlantic Oscillation, Fog Electric Anathema, Weather Systems Steven Wilson, Get All You Deserve (live) Scott Walker, Bish Bosch Somnarium, Voices in the Dust Flying Colors, Flying Colors Storm Corrosion, Storm Corrosion … Continue reading

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Writing tasks

When term finished last Friday, I was at last able to get to some writing tasks that I hadn’t been able to clear the time to complete before. First up was a short reply to two responses to my ‘Secure the … Continue reading

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Dark Chaucer – now out from Punctum Books

The new collection from Punctum Books, Dark Chaucer is now available as a download or to order in print. Eileen Joy writes about the book at the Punctum blog.

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Originally posted on Biblioklept:
Here’s the first paragraph of Teju Cole’s new short story “Farewell Tour” — Frank Low told me this one Friday night in Times Square. He said he’d been transfixed by “Lavoisier and His Wife” at the Metropolitan…

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Originally posted on All Things Geography:
A global reference map of the Planet Mars. Pretty nice find actually (although I found one typo…”Arsai Mons”, in the Western Hemsiphere should actually be “Arsia Mons”)

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Originally posted on Foucault News:
See earlier post for details as well as this additional lecture on biopolitics and sovereignty. With thanks to Dirk Felleman for this link

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Joshua J. Kurz discusses my 2009 book Terror and Territory at his blog Being-in-Exodus.

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A New Way to Peer Review

BioMed Central discusses a new way to peer review, the community peer-review initiative Peerage of Science. There is some relation to the editorial I wrote for Society and Space a few years back on “The Exchange Economy of Peer Review” (open … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Society and Space – Environment and Planning D:
Sadiq Hussain from Ibri College of Applied Sciences (Sultanate of Oman) reviews Julia Paulson’s edited collection Education, Conflict and Development  here. The book came out last year with Symposium Books.

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