Books written by Mark Kingwell

Fail Better

April 11, 2017 | 304 pages
A smart, accessible look into the philosophy of baseball, with a focus on its lessons for a life best lived.  More Info

Rites of Way

Wilfrid Laurier University Press | September 8, 2009 | 210 pages
There are many ways to approach the subject of public space: the threats posed to it by surveillance and visual pollution; the joys it offers of stimulation and excitement, of anonymity and transformation; its importance to urban variety or democratic politics. But public space remains an... More Info

Measure Yourself Against the Earth

October 15, 2015 | 320 pages
Zizek meets Klein in this riveting collection of philosophic essays on politics, Sex and the City, Plato, Hitchcock and more.  More Info

Concrete Reveries

Penguin Group Canada | June 2, 2009 | 288 pages
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Unruly Voices

Biblioasis | October 16, 2012 | 300 pages
?Mark Kingwell is a beautiful writer, a lucid thinker and a patient teacher ... His insights are intellectual anchors in a fast-changing world.” ?Naomi Klein, author of No Logo Meet the ?fast zombie" citizen of the current world. He is a rapid, brainless carrier of preference-driven consumption.... More Info


Steidl / Edition7L | June 20, 2019 | 147 pages
In this book, Edward Burtynsky presents photographs of the remnant and newly established zones of Chinese industrialization - those places created while realizing the "glory" of wealth for a powerful civilization yearning to move forward and join the ranks of modern nations. Using diplomatic... More Info

The Wage Slave's Glossary

September 20, 2011 | 136 pages
Provides an alphabetical survey of popular work terms and phrases used in American work environments throughout history, with definitions, synonyms, and short commentaries for each entry.  More Info