Tuesday, September 2, 2008
Pullman and Banksy fight the good fight
Philip Pullman debunks another false god - and Banksy (above) is on side.
"Worshipping the market....: by handing over vast amounts of money to Tesco’s, for example, in order to bring about a miracle – and sure, enough, the god responds: the book they nominate is labelled No. 1 at Tesco’s, and behold! They have a bestseller. In reality, success comes so unpredictably..." Read the rest here, along with Anne Fine.