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 by

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 by

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 by

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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