Stuart Walton
Stuart Walton

Stuart Walton is a published author of work in the fields of cultural history and philosophy (as well as consumer titles on wine and drinks). His two principal works are Out Of It: A Cultural History of Intoxication (Hamish Hamilton, 2001 - new edition currently in preparation for Dean Street Press) and Humanity: An Emotional History (Atlantic Books, 2004 - also to be reissued by Dean Street Press), which have been translated into seven languages. Walton is also a features and comment journalist, writing for the Guardian books blog, and he reviews books for a number of specialist and general titles.


Books by Stuart Walton

In The Realm of the Senses: A Materialist Theory of Seeing and Feeling

Feb 2016

A thorough-going re-elaboration of modern experience via the senses.

Neglected or Misunderstood: Introducing Theodor Adorno

Dec 2017

An introductory approach that evaluates Theodor Adorno's work in its own terms and within those of present-day critical theory.

First Day in Paradise, The

Feb 2016

One young man's dizzying ascent through the dazzle of contemporary consumer culture takes him from orphaned tragedy to double-edged success.

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