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4.0 out of 5 stars Still relevant today, 7 Jan. 2014
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This review is from: The Way We Live Now: Dilemmas in Contemporary Culture (Hardcover)
An interesting sequel to 'The Uses of Theory' although perhaps not such a fun read, this is a very thought provoking book. Although written almost 20 years ago, its comments on consumerism and relativism are still very relevant. I was reading this around the same time that Grayson Perry was giving the Reith lectures and they both explore the difficulty, and fear, of making judgements about culture. Could be seen as the views of a 'grumpy old man' but interesting to anyone concerned about the changes in values in society
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