Mark Fisher
Mark Fisher

Mark Fisher's writing put Zero Books on the map in 2009. His book Capitalist Realism continues to define our mission. The world lost a radical thinker when Fisher left us in January of 2017.

He was highly respected both as a music writer and a theorist and wrote regularly for frieze, New Statesman, Sight & Sound and The Wire, where he was acting deputy editor for a year. He was a Visiting Fellow at Goldsmiths, University Of London, and maintained one of the most successful weblogs on cultural theory, k-punk (http://k-punk.abstractdynamics.org).


Books by Mark Fisher

Resistible Demise of Michael Jackson, The

Nov 2009

The definitive account of Michael Jackson's rise and fall by the world's best music writers. or Written by the world's best music writers for those who loved his records, and want to understand the times he defined. OR This collection of thoughtful

Ghosts of My Life

Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

May 2014

Collected essays on popular culture by a major critic.

Capitalist Realism

Is there no alternative?

Nov 2009

An analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.

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