Curtis White (author)
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Curtis White is an American essayist and author. Most of his career has been spent writing experimental fiction, but he has turned recently to writing books of social criticism.
- Heretical Songs (short fiction) (Fiction Collective, 1981)
- Metaphysics in the Midwest (stories) (Sun & Moon, 1989)
- The Idea of Home (Sun & Moon, 1993; reprinted by Dalkey Archive Press, 2004)
- Anarcho-Hindu (FC2, 1995)
- Monstrous Possibility: An Invitation to Literary Politics (Dalkey Archive Press, 1998)
- Memories of My Father Watching TV (Dalkey Archive Press, 1998)
- Requiem (Dalkey Archive Press, 2001)
- The Middle Mind: Why Americans Don't Think for Themselves (HarperSanFrancisco, 2003)
- America's Magic Mountain (Dalkey Archive Press, 2004)
- The Spirit of Disobedience: Resisting the Charms of Fake Politics, Mindless Consumption, and the Culture of Total Work (PoliPointPress, 2006)
- The Barbaric Heart: Faith, Money, and the Crisis of Nature (PoliPointPress, 2009)
- The Science Delusion: Asking the Big Questions in a Culture of Easy Answers (Melville House Publishing, 2013)
- We Robots: Staying Human in the Age of Big Data (Melville House Publishing, 2015)
- Lacking Character: A Novel (Melville House Publishing, March 2018)
- Living in a World that Can’t Be Fixed: Reimagining Counterculture Today (Melville House Publishing, November 2019)
- American Made (co-edited with Mark Leyner and Thomas Glynn, Fiction Collective, 1986)
- An Illuminated History of The Future (FC2, 1989)
- In The Slipstream: An FC2 Reader (FC2, 1999) (co-edited with Ronald Sukenick)
- "'America's Magic Mountain': Sick of It". The New York Times. December 26, 2004. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
- O'Connell, Mark (June 7, 2013). "The Science Delusion by Curtis White, reviewed". Slate. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
- Peter Forbes (December 11, 2015). "Curtis White, We, Robots: Staying Human in the Age of Big Data: 'A soulful swipe at science' - book review". The Independent. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
- "Social critic wants all Americans to reclaim revolutionary authenticity". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved March 21, 2020.
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Essays and interviews
- "The Middle Mind", in CONTEXT
- "Saving Private Ryan : Don't try to do no thinkin'!", in CONTEXT
- "Chickening Out. Fear and loathing in the academy: Ward Churchill faces the dilemma of the holy whore", essay, in Village Voice, 2005.
- "In the Sharkcage with Curtis White" : an interview by Trevor Dodge at Alt-X
- "An Interview with Curtis White" : an interview by Ben Kuebrich for OxMag, May 2007.
- "Largehearted Boy Book Notes essay : a music playlist for The Barbaric Heart at Largehearted Boy
- The spirit of disobedience: an invitation to resistance, Harper's Magazine, April 1, 2006
- Vol. XVIII, no. 2 of the Review of Contemporary Fiction contains numerous essays on Curtis White's career and books.