Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Paperback Published on: 22/02/2018
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Synopsis

'Do I wish to keep up with the times? No. My wish simply is to live my life as fully as I can' The great American poet, novelist and environmental activist argues for a life lived slowly. Penguin Modern: fifty new books celebrating the pioneering spirit of the iconic. Penguin Modern Classics series, with each one offering a concentrated hit of its contemporary, international flavour. Here are authors ranging from Kathy Acker to James Baldwin, Truman Capote to Stanislaw Lem and George Orwell to Shirley Jackson. There are essays radical and inspiring; poems moving and disturbing; stories surreal and fabulous; taking us from the deep South to modern Japan, New York's underground scene to the farthest reaches of outer space. View the full Penguin Modern series.

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241337561
  • Number of pages: 64
  • Weight: 47g
  • Dimensions: 161 x 111 x 4 mm

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Why I Am Not Going to Buy a Computer
A detailed argument against the pace of technological advancement
As someone who, rightly or wrongly, relies quite heavily on technology, I read this book with interest. Whilst I can’t say I agree with a lot of the point... READ MORE
Daniel Withington