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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.

Shooting the Moon

Brian Willems

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

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.

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.

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.

Media Against Democracy, The

Thomas Field

A radical critique of existing institutions.

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.

Rebel Rebel

Chris O'Leary

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

Psychology and Capitalism

The Manipulation of Mind

Ron Roberts

How your state of mind makes Big Business Happy

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”.

Heavy Radicals: The FBI's Secret War on America's Maoists

The Revolutionary Union / Revolutionary Communist Party 1968-1980

Aaron J. Leonard
Conor A. Gallagher

A critical history of the largest Maoist organization to emerge in the US out of the tumultuous sixties, and the FBI's unrelenting campaign against it.

We Have Never Been Neoliberal

A Manifesto for a Doomed Youth

Kean Birch

How to understand the crisis and stop the top 1% all at the same time.


Adam Kotsko

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

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

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

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.

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Rich Moreland

Pornography feminists unshackle their desires and celebrate their sexuality in the patriarchal world of filmed sex.


Identity, Status, Structure and The Stranglers

Phil Knight

If the Sex Pistols and The Clash represented punk's sacred, then The Stranglers were its profane. Strangled sets out to explain why discussion of this most taboo of bands has for so long been silenced-a collective cultural Omerta.

Infinite Fictions

Essays on Literature and Theory

David Winters

Selected writings by one of today's leading young literary critics.

Seen and Not Seen

Confessions of a Movie Autist

Jasun Horsley

If movies and popular culture shape us from an early age, how do we separate the real from the imaginary?

Selling Our Death Masks

Cash-For-Gold in the Age of Austerity

Yesenia Barragan

Are we pawning our golden immortality for a fistful of cash?


Decision, Forced Choice and Propaganda

Robert Jackson

A historical, critical look at the famous videogame franchise BioShock.

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