Recent Culture + Politics Books


Deconstructing Dirty Dancing

2017

Stephen Lee Naish

It's time to take Dirty Dancing out of the corner and place it under the microscope.
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Advancing Conversations: Srećko Horvat - Subversion!

2017

Alfie Bown
Srećko Horvat

An interview with acclaimed European philosopher and political activist Srećko Horvat.
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Uncertain Futures

An Assessment of the Conditions of the Present

2017

Edmund Berger

A detailed look into the economic and political conditions of our present moment from a Marxist perspective.
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Continuity and Rupture

Philosophy in the Maoist Terrain

2016

J. Moufawad-Paul

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.
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Officious

Rise of the busybody state

2016

Josie Appleton

Anatomy of the new breed of state regulation colonising everyday life.
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Dark Matters

A Manifesto for the Nocturnal City

2016

Nick Dunn

Where now for the secret, the contemplative, the quiet and subterranean in our cities? The question may no longer be what spaces we wish to engage with but when we do.
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Politactics

Political Conversations from Everyday Analysis

2016

EDA Collective

The everyday of politics is the politics of the everyday.
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Colloquium: Sound Art and Music

2016

Thomas Gardner
Salomé Voegelin

Declares the relationship between sound art and music “colloquial”: spoken and accessible, rather than locked behind disciplinary boundaries.
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Why Young People Don’t Vote

2016

Mitchell Agg

Why don't young people vote? Through four main reasons, Mitchell helps us answer this question as well as giving some solutions.
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World of Failing Machines, The

Speculative Realism and Literature

2016

Grant Hamilton

How speculative realism impacts the art of literary criticism.
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Defiance: Greece and Europe

2016

Roger Silverman

The story of Greece's resistance to European domination past and present.
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Feminism's Founding Fathers

The Men Who Fought for Women's Rights

2016

Kaevan Gazdar

The first book to tell the untold story of the male pioneers and fellow-travellers of Women's Lib.
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Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Given

2016

John Roberts

In this unprecedented ‘fictive’ construction of the work of five imaginary artists from the 1980s, John Roberts produces an exhilarating theoretical encounter between futures past and futures present.
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Reading the Way of Things

Towards a New Technology of Making Sense

2016

Daniel Coffeen

A guide to making new sense of the world, critically and generously. A techne for the postmodern world.
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Porn Panic!

Sex and Censorship in the UK

2016

Jerry Barnett

The Rise of the New British Anti-Sex Movement.
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Centring the Margins: Essays and Reviews

2016

Jeff Bursey

Neglected and obscure writers are at the fore in this incisive collection of critical essays.
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Airplane Reading

2016

Christopher Schaberg
Mark Yakich

Re-examining the strange and ordinary world of air travel, one flight at a time.
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Babbling Corpse

Vaporwave and the Commodification of Ghosts

2016

Grafton Tanner

In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry.
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Dead People

2016

Morgan Meis
Stefany Anne Golberg

A book of unorthodox obituaries from David Foster Wallace to Osama bin Laden.
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Zen City

2016

Eliot Fintushel

From the author of Breakfast with the Ones You Love comes Zen City. This thought-experiment novella brilliantly critiques spirituality in America
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Advancing Conversations: Aubrey de Grey - advocate for an indefinite human lifespan

2016

Douglas Lain
Aubrey de Grey

A line of interview books documenting conversations with artists, authors, philosophers, economists, scientists, and activists whose works are aimed at the future and at progress.
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Towards a Conceptual Militancy

2016

Mike Watson

Politicises art with a sense of immediacy.
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Against Capital

Experiences of Class Struggle and Rethinking Revolutionary Agency

2016

Cliff Slaughter

In today's globalised world, and after the collapse of Stalinism, what remains of Marx's 'the working class as the gravediggers of capitalism'?
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Can Architecture Be an Emancipatory Project?

Dialogues on Architecture and the Left

2016

Nadir Z. Lahiji

Can architectural discourse rethink itself in terms of a radical emancipatory project? And if so, what would be the contours of such a discourse?
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