Suggestions for further reading

Short stories

Is That What People Do? – Images of Modern Life, Biørn & Ingerslev, Systime, 1985:

            R. Sheckley, “Is That What People Do? (1978)            

            William Boyd, “My Girl in Skin-Tight Jeans” (1950)

Man Belonging Or Not Belonging, Frandsen og Gyland, Gyldendal, 1977: Ray Bradbury, “The Pedestrian” (1952) and “Harrison Bergeron” (1950). 

High Tech High Hope or High Risk?, Kierkegaard og Randa, Systime. 1987:  

Bradbury, “The Veldt” (1950)

England versus England, Stubbe Teglbjærg & Ernst Dupont, Gad, 1979: Brian Aldiss, “Super-Toys Last All Summer Long” (1970)

Dave Eggers, The Best of McSweeney’s. Penguin 2006:

Kevin Brockmeier, “The Ceiling” (2002)

Nina Nørgaard, American Voices – Values and Beliefs in the 90s, Munksgaard, 1998:

              Don DeLillo, “Videotape” (1994)

René Bühlmann, New York City, Systime, 2001:

              Joyce Carol Oates, “Nairobi” (1984)

Liz Jensen, “Survivor Syndrome” in Wider Contexts, page 242



Bret Easton Ellis, American Psycho. 1991

Ishiguro, Never Let Me Go. Faber and Faber. 2005

Jay McInerney, Bright Lights, Big City. 1984. (excerpt René Bühlmann, New York City. Systime. 2001)

Orwell, 1984. Secker and Warburg. 1949

Huxley, Brave New World. Chatto and Windus. 1932

Ben Elton, Popcorn. Simon and Schuster. 1996

Kozinsky, Being There. Harcourt Brace. 1970



Henry Miller, The Crucible, 1953

Ben Elton, Popcorn, Samuel French, 1998



Salman Rushdie, “Reality TV: a dearth of talent and the death of morality”

Robert Kubey and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, “Television Addiction Is No Mere Metaphor”

Libby Brooks, “This death in close-up offers more than crass reality telly”. The Guardian, Wednesday 18 February 2009



1984 (1984)

Natural Born Killers (1994)

The Truman Show (1998)

We Live In Public (2009)

Never Let Me Go (2010)