Utopia, What Are You Good For?


“But the question lingers: Apart from its questionable value as a marketing strategy, what is utopia good for?”

Paul La Farge at Bookforum on the concept and uses of utopia, with special mention of San Francisco and Burning Man.

Michael Berger is a barely-published writer and book-seller living in San Francisco. He is one of the founding Corsairs of the Iron Garters Bike Club and is currently pursuing a degree in applied pataphysics. He sometimes eats oatmeal for dinner. More from this author →