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Guardian & Observer reviews
A controversial and unflinching collection of writings about the world and contemporary society. Discusses many topics including the future of our species, the folly of faith in technological progress, the benefits of torture and American hegemony. From the bestselling author of "Straw Dogs". "Gray is undeniably a force to be reckoned with. He is the most lucid and compelling writer about political theory since Isaiah Berlin" "Independent"
By the author of the best-selling Straw Dogs, this book is a characteristically trenchant and unflinchingly clear-sighted collection of reflections on our contemporary lot.