This keen sense of eccentricity runs through Roach’s career – that, and a penchant for catchy one-word titles: “Bonk”, “Gulp”, “Stiff”, “Spook” (2010 “Packing for Mars” being a verbose exception). Like haiku, these monosyllabic titles are loaded with meaning, and “Fuzz” follows the pattern by evoking both the furry elements and their attempted application. Beneath the skilful surface of his prose runs a preoccupation with human occupations. You can see it in her attention to business cards and job titles, which she collects like a stamp collector raiding a flea market: Human-Elephant Conflict Specialist, Bear Manager, Danger-Tree Faller-Blaster . Institutions, with their many bureaucratic ramifications, offer a particularly rich selection of ecological niches in which to discover highly specialized life forms. In “Grunt,” his 2016 book on “The Curious Science of Humans at War,” Roach interviewed U.S. Army fashion advisers and stink bomb engineers, welcoming findings such as a task force. Hook and Loop dedicated to the quest for a quieter velcro. . This curious and generous engagement with her subjects allows for a reading that spans the world, even if it leaves other questions unanswered, such as the value of investing so much effort in designing more comfortable outfits for women. snipers.
The Louis Vuitton Parfum event at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, France was star-studded to say the least, with...Read more