Frames of War: The Politics of Ungrievable Life is The Times Higher Education’s Book of the Week.
The reviewer, Angela McRobbie, professor of communications at Goldsmiths, University of London, writes:
“To propose that Judith Butler is one of the world’s leading thinkers – a feminist philosopher whose writing has influenced a wide domain of disciplinary fields inside the academy as well as political culture in the outside world – is hardly contentious. We are, many of us, deeply indebted to a body of work that has illuminated issues at the very core of life, death, sexuality and existence. The tone of Butler’s work conveys a modesty within urgency, a truly delightful need for precision, for caution as to how we proceed when intervening in matters upon which so much is at stake.” Read full article.