Past Appearances & Events

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Work Won’t Love You Back at San Mateo County Libraries

We’ve all heard the saying, “if you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” Sarah Jaffe’s book, Work Won’t Love You Back: How Devotion to Our Jobs Keeps Us Exploited, Exhausted, and Alone is both a radical idea and comfort to all who have felt betrayed when their jobs couldn’t […]

Event • London

The Time of Our Lives at the Institute of Art and Ideas Live

I joined IAI Live to talk about time–what it is, how we use it, how capitalism shapes it–alongside Ron Purser (Zen Priest, Business professor, author of McMindfulness) and John Paetsch (poet, philosopher).

Event • London

Work Won’t Love You Back LIVE at Trouble Club

I am so excited for a real live BOOK EVENT, oh my goodness. If you’re in London come join us at the Trouble Club. (Appropriately named, I think!) 

7.00pm Wednesday 1st of September, Mortimer House

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Radio Four Today Programme

I was on the BBC’s Today Programme to talk about the labor shortage, employer perks, and why, as ever, Work Won’t Love You Back.

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Hit Factory: Reality Bites

I joined the Hit Factory podcast–a show about the movies of the 90s and what they teach us about neoliberalism–to talk about a classic 90s flick and one of my favorites: Reality Bites. I suggested this topic because it is, of course, a film about work and what work means to our personal lives and thus very relevant to Work Won’t Love You Back, but on a re-watch I found it an even thicker and more rewarding text to dig into.