A Hardback edition by Peter York in English (Nov 24, 2014)
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"Authentic" has become the buzzword of our age. But, as Peter York has discovered, its meaning has changed and become corrupted. It is now practically impossible for us to... Read more
"Authentic" has become the buzzword of our age. But, as Peter York has discovered, its meaning has changed and become corrupted. It is now practically impossible for us to differentiate between authentic and "authentic."
Peter York is a broadcaster, journalist and management consultant. He was style editor ofHarpers & Queen for ten years.
Authenticity is a Con Hardback edition by Peter York
Peter York is an author, broadcaster, journalist, management consultant and cultural commentator. He was Style Editor of Harper's & Queen for ten years and he co-authored The Sloane Ranger Handbook in 1982. He has written nine other books, most recently The Blue Riband, as well as a flood of articles and several television series. He is the co-founder of the Pimlico Society, which helps the indigenous people of Pimlico in their struggle for recognition and self-esteem.
New, updated edition of the acclaimed polemic by the celebrated libertarian broadcaster and the originator of the term `Snowflake' to describe a perceived lack of resilience in millennials.
Previous edition ISBN 9781849549813 sold 4,500 copies.
John Sutherland examines the intergenerational conflict as a new kind of 'war' in which institutional neglect and universal indifference to the old has reached aggressive, and routinely lethal, levels.
Despite the presence of the Flaming Lips in a commercial for a copier and Iggy Pop's music in luxury cruise advertisements, Jeffrey T. Nealon argues that popular music has not exactly been co-opted in the American capitalist present. Contemporary neoliberal capitalism has, in fact, found a central organizing use for the values of twentieth-century popular music: being authentic, being your own...
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