Blood Plagues and Endless Raids: The People's History of WoW

In 2005, World of Warcraft struck our cultural landscape with tidal force. Tens of millions made their way into Azeroth in the years since: they quested, they leveled up, they struggled, they triumphed, they held entire servers hostage, and they flew halfway around the real world for a shot at true love. Author and game historian Anthony Palumbi leads a raid into this enormous community to discover what online games tell us about ourselves. What did we find in WoW, and what have we left behind?


Anthony R. Palumbi [Author, Chicago Review Press]