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Almost since the dawn of the Internet, books have warned of its dangers.

Two new books consider whether technology is actually advancing society

July 16th, 2014

Almost since the dawn of the Internet, books have warned of its dangers.

  • This new collection houses 15 stories ranging from one-page gags to long, literate works of young losers and heartbroken men.

  • Michael Hastings’ posthumous novel, The Last Magazine, takes a no-prisoners approach to the roman à clef, the tip of his spear this time the failing ...

  • What if Han Solo was a big, green alien who looks more like Swamp Thing than Harrison Ford?

  • "“We lived in a misunderstood city, in a place that thrives only by convincing outsiders that it is something it is not..."

  • It'll keep you laughing right up until the moment you realize you’ve been reading a tragedy all along.

  • “I have a good poker face because I am half dead inside” is a swell way to open a book.

  • The novel focuses on the struggle one Haitian women endures when kidnapped by a gang of men.

  • Nayman ardently goes point by point through the film’s intended greatness.

  • Kirn's new memoir focuses on the killer, as well as his own desire to be near him.

  • Las Vegas' own Cashman Field makes a few mentions in the latest sports book.

  • When sports mascots are attacked, it ain't pretty.

  • It's a bit long, but full of great bits.

  • The cartoonist works as a designer on Cartoon Network's Adventure Time.

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