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By Mark Greif

ISBN-10: 178478592X

ISBN-13: 9781784785925

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ISBN-13: 9781784785932

A magnificent choice of essays from probably the most hugely acclaimed younger writers within the US

Against every little thing is a thought-provoking learn and crucial consultant to the vicissitudes of way of life less than twenty-first-century capitalism.

Mark Greif is likely one of the most fun writers of his iteration. during this invigorating assortment, he demanding situations us to reconsider the standard international and take lifestyles heavily – briefly, to stick sincere in cheating occasions. In a chain of coruscating set items he asks why we positioned ourselves throughout the pains of workout, what our issues approximately nutrition or intercourse does for our basic worthy, what political id the hipster could own, and what occurs to us once we take heed to Radiohead or hip-hop.

Counter-intuitive and revelatory in his insights, Greif revels within the contradictions bobbing up among our wants and the reasons we make to console ourselves. His paintings calls for we've got the braveness to be ‘against everything’, to alter our vantage on way of life, locate it short of and insist anything better.

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