'These [How to Read] books let you encounter thinkers eyeball to eyeball by analysing passages from their work' Terry Eagleton, New Statesman
Slavoj Zizek philosopher and psychoanalyst, heads the International Center of Humanities at Birkbeck College. His numerous books, translated into more than 30 languages, include The Parallax View and Lacan: the Silent Partners.
Zizek's books [are so] erudite and witty [that] they're quite moreish. The range and scope of his analogies are tremendous -- Mark Wallinger, artist * On My Radar, Observer *