In a new feature at the HKRB, we are running extracts and chapters from forthcoming books by authors. The first feature is the opening chapter of Daniel Bristow’s political text.
Angus Reoch considers the dominance of empathy within capitalist ethics.
Alexandre Leskanich discusses the validity of history, interrogates the importance placed on ‘historicizing’ and argues that the production of history is itself capitalist.
Lydia Plantamura discusses the famous Frank Booth and goes beyond to explore Dennis Hopper’s own mad brilliance as a true artist.
Jordan Skinner asks internationally renowned technology theorist Yuk Hui about modernity, AI, the future and the digital objects we live with today.
Terence Blake discusses OOO and convergent and divergent readings of an important new book on speculative realism and literature.
The HKRB editing team attended the first annual Melon HK, reflecting on the place of sci-fi in rapidly developing technological capitalism.
Stephen Lee Naish discusses the revenge of analog, looking beyond nostalgia to consider the politics and class issues involved in returning to the old stuff.