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By Zygmunt Bauman

ISBN-10: 0745650562

ISBN-13: 9780745650562

ISBN-10: 0745650570

ISBN-13: 9780745650579

This liquid sleek global of ours, like several beverages, can't stand nonetheless and maintain its form for lengthy. every thing retains altering - the models we persist with, the occasions that intermittently capture our recognition, the issues we dream of and issues we worry. And we, the population of this global in flux, suppose the necessity to comply with its pace via being ‘flexible' and continually able to switch. we wish to understand what's going and what's prone to ensue, yet what we get is an avalanche of data that threatens to weigh down us.

How are we to sift the data that truly issues from the lots of lifeless and inappropriate garbage? How are we to derive significant messages from mindless noise?
we are facing the daunting activity of attempting to distinguish the $64000 from the insubstantial, distil the issues that subject from fake alarms and flashes within the pan.

not anything escapes scrutiny so stubbornly because the traditional issues of way of life, hiding within the gentle of misleading and deceptive familiarity. to show them into items of recognition and scrutiny, they have to first be torn out from that day-by-day regimen: the it appears frequent needs to be made unusual. this is often accurately what Zygmunt Bauman seeks to do in those forty four letters: each one tells a narrative drawn from traditional lives, yet tells it with a purpose to display an extraordinariness that we'd another way overlook.

Arresting, revealing, disconcerting, those snapshots of lifestyles through the main marvelous analyst of our liquid smooth international will attract a large readership.

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