I started getting emails from colleagues who say things like, “I am starting to work in crisis literature and have discovered that you already have a book coming out about it” and ask me to let them know what the book’s argument is. 

I’m very happy because my goal was precisely to define the conversation about crisis literature before people took it in a direction I don’t like. And now everybody who wants to write on the subject will be forced to quote me. 

The book is really going to be super timely. 


4 thoughts on “Timely”

    1. Crisis literature explores the transformations brought by liquid capital. And it tends to do so both on the level of content and of form. The crisis in question will not be over, so the genre is here to stay. Just like there was a whole genre of nation-building literature, there is now a genre of nation-collapsing.


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