It’s taken you a while to get to the end of this one. Well I’m here now…
Title: No Logo By: Naomi Klein
Year Published: 2001
In a sentence (no spoilers, please): Informative, personal report on modern corporate branding, monetizing ‘borrowed’ youth cultures, international labour and resource exploitation.
Why did you pick it up? I liked the cover and it had good reviews from a few papers I read. Also has a few photos of people or scenes I recognized.
When did you read it? Have been reading it for ages. Read about seven other books while reading this one. Not sure why, it’s not boring and does have a kick to it- maybe because you have to think between pages and I needed lots of breaks? I even lost it somewhere and had to re-buy it Continue reading →
When did you read it? 2011, I thought it was exciting to see an African take on Graphic Novels and Aya didn’t disappoint
Remember it being good or bad? I remember enjoying this, it’s quick, funny, warm and energetic. There’s a hint of nostalgia , even though I’ve never been to Côte d’Ivoire… or the 70s. Continue reading →
When did you read it? Summer 2014, took it with me on my trip to Hong Kong. I had ambitious intentions but ended up only being able to get through about 30 pages. Every day I was distracted by stuff like food and lifts up very tall buildings. Finished it when I got back.
Remember it being good or bad? Good,different. Very interesting but also a bit disorientating. A lot of it seemed like a string of dreams that barely made sense Continue reading →
I signed up to GoodReads.com recently to get some book recommendations and also cry about how much I’ve spent on Amazon in life.
The website imports books from your Amazon.com history, requesting that you review and rate them. I realised that in some cases, I couldn’t clearly remember every detail about a book but I could easily remember whether I was impressed by it or not and also how it made me feel. Looking at some of these book covers, I could even remember where I was as a person but that’s not what this is about. We’d need a long evening for that Continue reading →