Reviews

  • "In every chapter there is a principle so elegant, so neat, sometimes even so beautiful, that what is billed as straight polemic becomes something much more profound"

    Guardian
  • "An eloquence that is hard to argue against … Every time you log on, you are adding to a fire that is burning your house down"

    Sunday Times
  • "Everything is here, from status anxiety, to wage degradation, to the death of context … This is Lanier at his best, taking the language of the internet and turning it back on itself"

    The Times
  • "A short, snappy, impassioned takedown of the surveillance capitalism operated by the giant Silicon Valley corporations"

    Financial Times
  • "Informed, heartfelt and often entertaining ... a timely reminder that even if we can’t bring ourselves to leave social media altogether, we should always think critically about how it works"

    Sunday Times
  • "A rollicking call to arms"

    Emerald Street
  • "in every chapter there is a principle so elegant, so neat, sometimes even so beautiful, that what is billed as straight polemic becomes something much more profound"

    Guardian
  • "Ten Arguments is more compelling than the many similar treatises on social media published since 2016 because of Lanier’s intimate knowledge of the private sector"

    New Scientist
  • "- [A] powerful book… Lanier’s ten arguments are strong and convincing, and become more so as they accumulate"

    Daily Mail
  • "Written in Lanier’s engaging conversational style… [Ten Arguments] hits all ten nails bang on the head"

    Engineering & Technology