June 27, 2017

Dear bibliophiles of the UK: to celebrate Independent Bookshop Week (#IBW2017), The Art of Reading is now out in a limited signed and numbered edition. It's only available at independent bookshops, until the general release in August. 

The Art of Reading is not a '...

June 27, 2017

I recently collaborated with Audible Australia to record a new essay on the philosophy of love.

Prompted by recent (and sometimes absurd) debates about marriage equality, Audible have partnered with the Equality Campaign to record a free audiobook on love, romance, part...

June 27, 2017

I've an essay in the New Philosopher magazine: 'The Thief of Time'.

Something of a companion to my book Distraction, this piece explores procrastination, and what it says about human time and value:

If procrastination is the thief of time, then William James knew this...

June 27, 2017

I've an essay in the latest New Philosopher magazine: "Even simple food is not simple".

Beginning with the English travels of Italian author Giuseppe Lampedusa, I'm taking issue with the idea of "pure" food: food that is simple, authentic, somehow more real than other...

June 27, 2017

In honour of famed Batman actor Adam West, here's my Meanjin essay on Batman '66 and the failure of DC's cinematic gloom universe: https://meanjin.com.au/essays/get-your-kicks-in-batman-66/.

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