Further Reading: Freezing Time

For histories of cryogenics see the edited volume, History and Origins of Cryogenics (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992), edited by Ralph G. Scurlock.

On the relationship of cryogenics to the futures market, see the chapter “Disciplined by the Future: The Promising Bodies of Cryonics” in Wetwares: Experiments in Postvital Living (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2003).

For a political economic critique of biotechnology in relationship to debt finance and speculation see the forthcoming book by Melissa Cooper, Surplus Life: Biotechnics and the Transformations of Capital (Seattle: University of Washington Press).