Hayles's book is one of the most exciting examples of technological anti-determinism I have ever read.
(Jan Baetens Image [&] Narrative
N. Katherine Hayle's Writing Machines is a beautiful little book.
(Davin Heckman Reconstruction.ws
Without a doubt, Writing Machines is an important book....
(Dene Grigar Leonardo Digital Reviews
In the age of the immaterial, Writing Machines compellingly argues that all forms of literature are inescapably material. Through Burdick's melding of graphic evidence and Hayles' weaving of critical and biographical perspectives, Writing Machines deftly embodies its subject while disrupting our expectations about academic publishing.
(Andrew Blauvelt, Design Director, Walker Art Center)
About the Author
N. Katherine Hayles is Professor of English and Design/Media Arts at the University of California at Los Angeles.