Franck Frommer worked as a journalist for a dozen years
before joining an international company where he worked in the area
of communications and the web. The author of a biography of
Jean-Patrick Manchette, he lives in Paris. George Holoch has
translated more than twenty books, including Eric Hazan's Notes
on the Occupation and Alain Deneault's Offshore (both
from The New Press). He lives in Hinesburg, Vermont.
An original and brilliant study . . . Frommer's call to resist the
"powerpointization" of our souls carries in it the lucidity of a
new social critique.
To the executive who never dozed off after lunch in an atmosphere subdued by a PowerPoint meeting, who never experienced the desperation of trying to summarize
an entire year's work in ten slides and fifty bullet points: throw the first projector at
In an in-depth study, Franck Frommer has unearthed a new killer of brain cells.