For a new Culture on the Edge series “You Are What You Read” we’re asking each member to answer a series of questions about books — either academic or non-academic — that have been important or influential on us.
4. Name a book that could serve as the perfect foil for your current research project (e.g., an example of a scholarly trend you’re working against).
Mildred: Hey Johnny, what are you rebelling against?
Johnny: Whadda ya got?
(“The Wild One” )