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Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should Read

Here is a list of the best Postmodern books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

The Postmodern Condition: A Report on Knowledge (Theory and History of Literature, Volume 10) (1984)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadMany definitions of postmodernism focus on its nature as the aftermath of the modern industrial age when technology developed. This book extends that analysis to postmodernism by looking at the status of science, technology, and the arts, the significance of technocracy, and the way the flow of information is controlled in the Western world.
Author(s): Jean-Francois Lyotard , Geoff Bennington, et al.

The Truth about the Truth: De-confusing and Re-constructing the Postmodern World (New Consciousness Reader) (1995)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadIncludes essays and excerpts from the works of prominent modern thinkers such as Umberto Eco, Jacques Derrida, and Isaiah Berlin among others.
Author(s): Walt Anderson

Postmodern Theory (1991)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadIn this timely volume, the authors systematically analyze postmodern theory to evaluate its relevance for critical social theory and radical politics today.
Author(s): Steven Best, Douglas Kellner

Postmodern American Fiction: A Norton Anthology (1997)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadFrom William S. Burroughs to David Foster Wallace, Postmodern American Fiction offers up witty, risky, exhilarating, groundbreaking fiction from five decades of postwar American life. It includes works by sixty-eight authors: short fiction, novels, cartoons, graphics, hypertexts, creative nonfiction, and theoretical writings.
Author(s): Paula Geyh, Fred G. Leebron, et al.

Postmodern Times: A Christian Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture (1994)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadProvides Christians with a guide to the contemporary landscape of the Postmodern era, and tells how to embrace the opportunities and avoid the traps of the age. Part of the Turning Point series.
Author(s): Veith Jr., Gene Edward, Marvin Olasky

By Jean Watson – Postmodern Nursing and Beyond: 1st (first) Edition (2000)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadPaperback Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences (June 17, 2000) ASIN: B008WDO4EA Shipping Information: View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,257,420 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Author(s): Jean Watson

Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory (Radical Thinkers) (2011)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadPostmodern Geographies stands as the cardinal broadcast and defence of theory’s “spatial turn.” From the suppression of space in modern social science and the disciplinary aloofness of geography to the spatial returns of Foucault and Lefebvre and the construction of Marxist geographies alert to urbanization and global development, renowned geographer Edward W.
Author(s): Edward W. Soja

Bible and Mission: Christian Witness in a Postmodern World (2004)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadThis engaging study provides a new way of looking at Scripture–one that takes seriously the biblical idea of mission. Richard Bauckham shows how God identifies himself with particular individuals or people in human history in order to be known by all. He is the God of Abraham, Israel, and David and, finally, the one who acts through Jesus Christ.
Author(s): Richard Bauckham

Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology (Second Edition) (2013)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadA new edition of this groundbreaking anthology revisits postmodernism as a twenty-first-century movement.Postmodern American Poetry: A Norton Anthology galvanized attention on its publication in 1994, making “the avant-garde accessible” (Chicago Tribune) and filling “an enormous gap in the publication annals of contemporary poetry” (Marjorie Perloff). Now, two decades later, Paul Hoover returns to suggest what postmodernism means in the twenty-first century.
Author(s): Paul Hoover

Preaching to a Postmodern World: A Guide to Reaching Twenty-first Century Listeners (2001)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadWhile growing churches dot our urban centers and country landscapes, church-goers and students today are actually less likely to maintain a Christian worldview than in the past. In fact, the majority of society does not even believe in objective truth. A minister out of touch with this culture is like an uninformed missionary trying to teach in a foreign country.
Author(s): Graham Johnston, Haddon Robinson

Postmodern Career Counseling: A Handbook of Culture, Context, and Cases (2016)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadThis practiced-based handbook describes postmodern career counseling models and methods designed to meet clients’ diverse needs in today’s challenging work environment.
Author(s): Louis A. Busacca, Mark C. Rehfuss

The Practice of Pastoral Care, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Postmodern Approach (2015)

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadThe Practice of Pastoral Care has become a popular seminary textbook for courses in pastoral care and a manual for clinical pastoral education. In it, Doehring encourages counselors to view their ministry through a trifocal lens that incorporates premodern, modern, and postmodern approaches to religious and psychological knowledge.
Author(s): Carrie Doehring

Housewives in Hell: A Postmodern Postcard Book by Running Press (1990-05-03) ()

 Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should ReadMass Market Paperback Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers (1836) ASIN: B01FGM5JNY Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #7,387,135 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
Author(s): Jan 1, 1836

Best Postmodern Books Everyone Should Read

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Library Genesis and download some postmodern books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Postmodern Love in the Contemporary Jewish Imagination: Negotiating Spaces and Identities

Author(s): Efraim Sicher
ID: 3214231, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2022, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Postmodern, Marxist, and Christian Historical Novels: Hope and the Burdens of History

Author(s): Lynne W. Hinojosa
ID: 3249783, Publisher: Routledge, Year: 2022, Size: 6 Mb, Format: pdf

Deconstructing Postmodernist Nietzscheanism: Deleuze and Foucault

Author(s): Jan Rehmann
ID: 3255511, Publisher: Brill Academic Pub, Year: 2022, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are really record-breakers according to Washington Post, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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