Owen Hatherley is an architecture and culture critic whose writings have spanned Soviet Constructivism, to the merits of Coventry train station. His acerbic wit and sense for 'place' can be found in the pages of Guardian and Architects Journal. He is the author of numerous books on architecture and culture, including The Chaplin Machine (Pluto Press, 2016), Trans-Europe Express (Penguin, 2017), A Guide to the New Ruins of Great Britain (Verso, 2010) and Militant Modernism (Zero, 2009).
Ranging from undercover investigations in call centres, to the Communist Avant-Garde; from ethnography and biography to photography, Pluto presents our favourite books of 2016!Read full article
Owen Hatherley talks about his book The Chaplin Machine: Slapstick, Fordism and the Communist Avant-Garde.Watch Video