Recently Published Books

Who's Afraid of the Easter Rising? 1916-2016

James Heartfield
Kevin Rooney

One hundred years on from the Rising that set Ireland free, Ireland's leaders in politics and letters are running scared from their history.

Boredom and Art

Passions of the Will To Boredom

Julian Jason Haladyn

Examines the manners in which modern artists use boredom as a form of aesthetic resistance that, at its most positive, is the will to boredom.

Austerity Ecology & the Collapse-porn Addicts

A defence of growth, progress, industry and stuff

Leigh Phillips

Modernity is not the cause of our ecological woes. Only through a deepening of our modernity can we save the planet.

Land of Hunger

A collection of short stories; alternatively one long one

Wayne Holloway

A collection of short stories; or one long one.

Vade Mecum

Essays, Reviews & Interviews

Richard Skinner

A collection of highly-informed essays offering fresh perspectives on cutting-edge writers, musicians and filmmakers.

Superstructural Berlin

A Superstructural Tourist Guide to Berlin for the Visitor and the New Resident

Alexander Goller
Nicolas Hausdorf

Fear and Loathing in the Las Vegas of intellectuals and psychagogic city mapping.

Ignoble Displacement

Dispossessed Capital in Neo-Dickensian London

Stephanie Polsky

A radical reinterpretation of Dickens's novels made consequential to an understanding of capitalism in the neoliberal age.

Artist at Work, Proximity of Art and Capitalism

Bojana Kunst

Examining the recent changes in the labour of an artist and addressing them from the perspective of performance.

Pro Bono?

Mikkel Thorup

Can capitalism promote effective philanthropy and altruism? Have the big society right wing neoliberals got it wrong?

How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps

Youssef El-Gingihy

The story of how your NHS was sold off to private healthcare and why you will have to buy insurance soon

Biopolitical Imperialism

M. G. E. Kelly

The First World is a parasite, subsisting on life imported from the Third World, and exporting death in return.

Gathering of Promises, A

The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, from The 13th Floor Elevators to The Black Angels and Beyond

Ben Graham

The neglected story of how Texan musicians pioneered and explored psychedelic rock, and the too-high price they often paid.

Romeo and Juliet in Palestine

Teaching Under Occupation

Tom Sperlinger

Life in the West Bank, the nature of pedagogy and the role of a university under occupation.

Digesting Recipes

The Art of Culinary Notation

Susannah Worth

Chapters become courses in this curious feast, exploring the form of the recipe from post-war to today.

Shooting the Moon

Brian Willems

The first book to examine the multiple and contradictory strategies for putting the moon on film.

Pop Grenade

From Public Enemy to Pussy Riot - Dispatches from Musical Frontlines

Matthew Collin

Thrilling reportage from raves, riots and rebellions documents how rebels with a cause use music as a force for change.

Twerking to Turking

Everyday Analysis - Volume 2

EDA Collective

Analysing the signs of everyday life.

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

A radical critique of existing institutions.

Hidden Valleys: Haunted by the Future

Justin Barton

The future is alongside us, sometimes closer, sometimes further away.


Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound

Daniela Cascella

Ephemeral, F.M.R.L: A collection of fragments and essays recording accidents of hearing and detours of thought in response to the peripheral nature of listening and reading.

Diet of Austerity, A

Class, Food and Climate Change

Elaine Graham-Leigh

How and why the working class are being blamed for climate change, and what we can do about it.

Starry Speculative Corpse

Horror of Philosophy vol. 2

Eugene Thacker

Philosophy meets horror against the backdrop of an indifferent, unhuman cosmos.

Tentacles Longer Than Night

Horror of Philosophy vol. 3

Eugene Thacker

Systematic, comprehensive exploration of the links between philosophy, religion, and the horror genre.

Rebel Rebel

Chris O'Leary

David Bowie: every single song. Everything you want to know, everything you didn't know.

No More Heroes?

Steroids, Cocaine, Finance and Film in the 70s

Carl Neville

Neoliberalism, steroids, cocaine, deregulation and finance as reflected in the films of the 70s.

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant

Pressing Race, Class and Ethnicity into Service in “Amerika”

Joshua David Gonsalves

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant explicates the ethnic, racial and sexual ambiguity of Cary Grant’s star persona as both an inculcation of (and resistance to) biopolitical imperatives in fifties-era “America”.

Is the East Still Red?

Socialism and the Market in China

Gary Blank

Leftist observers of China's political economy, whether they are adulatory or dismissive, have fundamentally misunderstood the role of the market

Cartographies of the Absolute

Jeff Kinkle
Alberto Toscano

An aesthetics of the economy for the twenty-first century.

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

Neoliberalism co-opts noisy riots like feminism and hardcore music--can melancholic siren songs fight back?


Adam Kotsko

A sequel to Awkwardness and Why We Love Sociopaths, Creepiness explores popular culture to examine the worst character trait of all.

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