What our staff has to say: “A fractured and poetic analysis of America in the 80’s that feels almost like science fiction” – Cleo
“What a romp of a read from the priest of postmodernism. I mean who doesn’t want to know why American culture is just a clone of the false realities of Disney world or about simulation and simularaca.” – Jack
“A sharp-shooting Lone Ranger of the post-Marxist left.”—New York Times
From the sierras of New Mexico to the streets of New York and LA by night—”a sort of luminous, geometric, incandescent immensity”—Baudrillard mixes aperçus and observations with a wicked sense of fun to provide a unique insight into the country that dominates our world. In this new edition, leading cultural critic and novelist Geoff Dyer offers a thoughtful and perceptive take on the continued resonance of Baudrillard’s America.