"David Graeber, anthropologist and anarchist author of bestselling books
on bureaucracy and economics including Bullshit Jobs: A Theory
Debt: The First 5,000 Years
, has died aged 59.
On Thursday Graeber’s wife, the artist and writer Nika Dubrovsky,
announced on Twitter that Graeber had died in hospital in Venice the
previous day. The cause of death is not yet known.
Renowned for his biting and incisive writing about bureaucracy, politics
and capitalism, Graeber was a leading figure in the Occupy Wall Street
movement and professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics
(LSE) at the time of his death. His final book, The Dawn of Everything:
a New History of Humanity
, written with David Wengrow, will be
published in autumn 2021."
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