This new series from the National Book Critics Circle features essays from Diego Báez, Anis Shivani, Peter Friedman, Joe David Bellamy, Michael Lukas, Peter Rowley, Tess Taylor and more. They write about where the publishing industry is now and where it’s headed.
// Marginal Utility
"The social-media companies have largely succeeded in persuading users of their platforms' neutrality. What we fail to see is that these new identities are no less contingent and dictated to us then the ones circumscribed by tradition; only now the constraints are imposed by for-profit companies in explicit service of gain.READ the article