Launched in October 2011, the online literary journal Review 31 - www.review31.co.uk - enjoys a growing reputation as one of the most intelligent and thoughtful literary resources on the web. Publishing accessible and informed reviews of the most interesting new titles, Review 31 covers non-fiction books on politics, history, art & culture, as well as literary fiction.
This volume is a collection of the site’s very best reviews on art, culture & theory. Contributors include Nina Power, Benjamin Noys, Ian Birchall, Gee Williams, Robert Barry and Sebastian Truskolaski. The volume covers an expansive array of topics from hipsterism and digital technology to the rise of what Neal Curtis calls ‘idiotism’ in contemporary culture, through literary theory, architecture and continental philosophy. The title - a nod, of course, to Clausewitz’s famous dictum that war is ‘politics by other means’ - is an acknowledgement of the radical political current that informs much of the criticism in these pages.
An analysis of the ways in which capitalism has presented itself as the only realistic political-economic system.
An explosive unique crucial book tackling the issues of Jewish Identity Politics and ideology and their global influence.
How the East stayed East and the West stayed West.
By replacing hope and faith with adventure, The Last Night of our lives might finally become the first morning of an autonomous future.
A philosophical examination of the theoretical terrain of contemporary Maoism premised on the counter-intuitive assumption that Maoism did not emerge as a coherent theory until the end of the 1980s.
Marc James Léger
Brave New Avant Garde provides an unexpected exploration of critical strategies for anticapitalist cultural theory and practice.
A lucid and groundbreaking analysis of contemporary neoliberalism and its devastating effects for young people today.
Despite its crises the European Union keeps on getting stronger – its power comes from the decline of participation in national politics.
An archival fiction of listening, where landscape is reinvented and abstracted across autobiographical narratives of sounds, books, pictures and songs.
This book maps capitalisms mobilization of cloud computing in its bid to archive and enclose the future.