The Secret Life
Three True Stories of the Digital Age by Andrew O'Hagan
- Published: Sep 03, 2020
A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly Books We Cant Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago Reader The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities true, false, and in between. The... read more
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- Exact title of the book
- The Secret Life
- Book author
- Andrew O'Hagan
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux
- Oct 10, 2017
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A Top 10 Book of Essays & Literary Criticism for Fall 2017, Publishers Weekly Books We Cant Wait to Read in the Rest of 2017, Chicago Reader The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities true, false, and in between. The Internet shorthand IRL"in real life"now seems nave. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age.
In The Secret Life Three True Stories, the essayist and novelist Andrew OHagan issues three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and IRL. "Ghosting" introduces us to the beguiling and divisive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose autobiography the author agrees to ghostwrite with unforeseenand unforgettableconsequences. "The Invention of Ronnie Pinn" finds the author using the actual identity of a deceased young man to construct an entirely new one in cyberspace, leading him on a journey deep into the Webs darkest realms.
And "The Satoshi Affair" chronicles the strange case of Craig Wright, the Australian Web developer who may or may not be the mysterious inventor of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamotoand who may or may not be willing, or even able, to reveal the truth. OHagans searching pieces take us to the weirder fringes of life in a digital world while also casting light on our shared predicaments. What does it mean when your very sense of self becomes, to borrow a term from the tech world, "disrupted"?
Perhaps it takes a novelist, an inventor of selves, armed with the tools of a trenchant reporter, to find an answer.
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