Simon Critchley: A Reading from Recent Works
Simon Critchley reads from and discusses recent books, including Bowie and Memory Theater.
Presented in partnership with Critical Inquiry and the Department of Comparative Literature at the University of Chicago.
At the Co-op
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About the author: Simon Critchley is Hans Jonas Professor at the New School for Social Research. His books include Very Little…Almost Nothing (1997), Infinitely Demanding (2007), The Book of Dead Philosophers (2009) and The Faith of the Faithless (2012). Recent works include a novella, Memory Theatre, a book-length essay, Notes on Suicide and a book on David Bowie. He is series moderator of ‘The Stone’, a philosophy column in The New York Times and co-editor of The Stone Reader (2016). He is also 50% of an obscure musical combo called Critchley & Simmons. Ponders End, their new album, was recently released.