“Shopping malls, motorways, airport lounges—we are all familiar with these curious spaces which are both everywhere and nowhere. But only now do we have coherent analysis of their far-reaching effects on public and private experience. Marc Auge has become their anthropologist, and has written a timely and original book.”—Patrick Wright, author of The Village That Died for England
About the Author
is Director of Studies at the Ecole des hautes études en sciences sociales in Paris.