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The Ghost Map: A Street, an Epidemic and the Hidden Power of Urban Networks…



From the bestselling author of Everything Bad is Good For You, Steven Johnson’s The Ghost Map vividly recreates Victorian London to show how huge populations live together, how cities can kill – and how they can save us. Steven Johnson is one of today’s most exciting writers about popular culture, urban living and new technology. In The Ghost Map he tells the story of the terrifying cholera epidemic that engulfed London in 1854, and the two unlikely heroes – anesthetist Doctor John Snow and…

The Ghost Map

Pub Date : 2008-01-31 | Author : Steven Johnson | Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780141029368
ISBN 13 : 0141029366

From the bestselling author of Everything Bad is Good For You, Steven Johnson's The Ghost Map vividly recreates Victorian London to show how huge populations live together, how cit..

How We Got To Now

Pub Date : 2014-09-30 | Author : Steven Johnson | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9780698154506
ISBN 13 : 0698154509

Look out for Johnson’s new book, Wonderland, now on sale. From the New York Times–bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new loo..

Interface Culture

Pub Date : 1999-10-07 | Author : Steven A. Johnson | Publisher : Basic Books

ISBN 10 : 0465036805
ISBN 13 : 9780465036806

Drawing on his own expertise in the humanities and on the Web, Steven Johnson not only demonstrates how interfaces - those buttons, graphics, and words on the computer screen throu..

Interactive Digital Narrative

Pub Date : 2015-04-10 | Author : Hartmut Koenitz | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317668671
ISBN 13 : 1317668677

The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input—Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and..

Factory Girls

Pub Date : 2008-10-07 | Author : Leslie T. Chang | Publisher : Spiegel & Grau

ISBN 10 : 9780385528528
ISBN 13 : 0385528523

An eye-opening and previously untold story, Factory Girls is the first look into the everyday lives of the migrant factory population in China. China has 130 million migrant worker..

The Truman Show

Pub Date : 1998-06-01 | Author : Andrew Niccol | Publisher : Newmarket Press

ISBN 10 : 1557043671
ISBN 13 : 9781557043672

Jim Carrey is Truman Burbank, the most famous face on television, only he doesn't know it. He is the unwitting star of a nonstop, 24-hour-a-day documentary soap opera called The Tr..

Thinking Through Digital Media

Pub Date : 2015-04-09 | Author : D. Hudson | Publisher : Springer

ISBN 10 : 9781137433633
ISBN 13 : 1137433639

Thinking through Digital Media: Transnational Environments and Locative Places speculates on animation, documentary, experimental, interactive, and narrative media that probe human..

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