Chris Hedges
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The Best Fiction of 2012
17 Jan 2013 // 4:15 PM

Historical fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, anthologies, mysteries, satire, young adult, even poetry(!) -- on subjects from the lighthearted to the apocalypse -- our favorites from 2012 are as wide-ranging and diverse as our writers and our readers. Dive in and revel in the pleasure of getting lost in a good book.

The Best Non-Fiction of 2010
23 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM

PopMatters' writers (a margin-friendly, iconoclastic bunch, for the most part) cast their nets far beyond the world of culture-production to capture some of the best non-fiction books published in 2010.


A Portrait of Enduring Destitution: 'Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt'
9 Aug 2012 // 5:10 PM

Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt is a mesmeric indictment of an America that has failed its populace.

'The World As It Is' Creates Its Own Mythology
19 May 2011 // 1:21 AM

Chris Hedges, a Pulitzer prize winning former journalist for the New York Times, abandons journalistic decorum to sell books.


Gripping Reportage in 'Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt'
26 Jun 2012 // 3:00 AM

Eisner Award winner Joe Sacco joins reporter Chris Hedges to survey U.S. poverty and economic despair in Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt.


On a dream deferred to capitalism
30 Jul 2009 // 10:12 PM

Real power in America doesn't reside in citizens, or the government, but in corporations. So argues Chris Hedges in his new book, "Empire of Illusion:

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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