"A witty, informative trip... both erudite and accessible..." Rick Mitchell Leonardo Reviews "His writing is bold, confident and contentious." Julian Baggini The Philosopher's Magazine " The Puppet and the Dwarf is Zizek"s most compelling and passionate writing on Christianity to date." Erik Davis Bookforum "Quite possibly the most entertaining philosopher working today. Zizek knows how to think the unthinkable." Jori Finkel Village Voice "Slavoj Zizek may have the strongest 'brand identity'... of any cultural theorist now in the marketplace of ideas." Scott McLemee The Chronicle of Higher Education "Zizek is the first Marxist to write theology in a post-marxist, post-secular age." Eugene McCarraher In These Times "... Zizek mixes Pauline speculations with analyses of everything from G. K. Chesterton to chocolate eggs." Terry Eagleton TLS "Zizek rarely fails to entertain..." Charles Seymour Library Journal
About the Author
Slavoj Zizek is a philosopher and cultural critic. He is the author of more than thirty books, including Looking Awry: An Introduction to Jacques Lacan through Popular Culture, The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity, The Parallax View, and (with John Milbank) The Monstrosity of Christ: Paradox or Dialect, these four published by the MIT Press.