#EmptyShelf 2016 #24: Everything Bad is Good For You by @stevenbjohnson (Penguin, 2006)

So, this book has been on my shelf for "quite a while" - originally written in 2005, it's a fascinating look at the debates surrounding popular culture before Facebook really became 'a thing' - and it chimes with a whole load of stuff I've said in¬†Raising Children in a Digital Age,¬†particularly the notion of judging popular culture against elite culture of the past, rather than judging it on its own merits! Similarly, Beyond Chocolate, an…