Recently Published Books

Unmaking Merlin by Elliot Murphy

Unmaking Merlin

Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature

Elliot Murphy

Nov 2014

A unique exploration of how anarchist philosophy and practice has inspired some of the English language's most revered, and reviled, authors.

Cyber Disobedience by Jeff Shantz, Jordon Tomblin

Cyber Disobedience

Re://Presenting Online Anarchy

Jeff Shantz
Jordon Tomblin

Nov 2014

Few activities have captured the contemporary popular imagination as hacking and online activism, from Anonymous and beyond. Few political ideas have gained more notoriety recently than anarchism. Yet both remain misunderstood and much maligned.

Grave Desire by Steve Finbow

Grave Desire

A Cultural History of Necrophilia

Steve Finbow

Nov 2014

From Ancient Egypt to True Blood - death, sex and culture.

Small Towns, Austere Times by Steve Hanson

Small Towns, Austere Times

The Dialectics of Deracinated Localism

Steve Hanson

Oct 2014

This book explores small town austere Britain.

Malign Velocities by Benjamin Noys

Malign Velocities

Accelerationism and Capitalism

Benjamin Noys

Oct 2014

Against the need for speed, Malign Velocities tracks acceleration as the symptom of the ongoing crises of capitalism.

Last Tape, The by Alex Niven

Last Tape, The

Alex Niven

Oct 2014

In this haunting debut collection, Alex Niven explores a poetic hinterland that is also a psychological and cultural wilderness.

Networkologies by Christopher Vitale

Networkologies

A Philosophy of Networks for a Hyperconnected Age - A Manifesto

Christopher Vitale

Sep 2014

Networks are the future: here's the first philosophy based on networks, a new image of thought for a hyperconnected age.

Chaos Ethics by Chris Bateman

Chaos Ethics

Chris Bateman

Sep 2014

Facing ethical disaster perhaps what we need isn't moral law but moral chaos.

OccupyMedia!  by Christian Fuchs

OccupyMedia!

The Occupy Movement and Social Media in Crisis Capitalism

Christian Fuchs

Sep 2014

OccupyMedia! shows how Occupy activists confront capitalism and communication in a world of crisis, capitalism, surveillance and social media.

Serial Agencies by Frank Kelleter

Serial Agencies

The Wire and Its Readers

Frank Kelleter

Sep 2014

Serial Agencies investigates how public and academic reactions to The Wire have contributed to the narrative's serial evolution and cultural performance

Melancology by Scott Wilson

Melancology

Black Metal Theory and Ecology

Scott Wilson

Sep 2014

Melancology addresses Black Metal as a form of environmental writing and provides a provocative contribution to debates on ecology.

Magic Kingdom, The by Dan Hind

Magic Kingdom, The

Property, Monarchy, and the Maximum Republic

Dan Hind

Sep 2014

What would you need if you wanted to live in a democracy? What would living in a democracy be like?

Open Book Theater Management by Rafe Beckley

Open Book Theater Management

Ethical Theater Production

Rafe Beckley

Sep 2014

How to run a low/no budget theatre company or production, without losing either your integrity or your shirt.

That Option No Longer Exists by John Medhurst

That Option No Longer Exists

Britain 1974-76

John Medhurst

Aug 2014

The 1970s in Britain were years of immense social, cultural and political liberation aborted by a right-wing counter revolution.

Thing, The by Dylan Trigg

Thing, The

A Phenomenology of Horror

Dylan Trigg

Aug 2014

Phenomenology redefined through body horror.

Scratching the Surface : Posties, Privatisation and Strikes in the Royal Mail by Phil Chadwick

Scratching the Surface : Posties, Privatisation and Strikes in the Royal Mail

Phil Chadwick

Aug 2014

The story of those in the frontline of change in the Royal Mail.

Rules Without Rulers by Matthew Wilson

Rules Without Rulers

The Possibilities and Limits of Anarchism

Matthew Wilson

Aug 2014

Is life without the state really possible, and, if so, what would such a life look like?

In Confidence: Talking Frankly about Fame by Laurie Taylor

In Confidence: Talking Frankly about Fame

Laurie Taylor

Aug 2014

Celebrity artists, scientists, actors, film-makers and novelists on being famous.

Politics by Other Means by Houman Barekat, Alison Hugill

Politics by Other Means

Selected Criticism from Review 31

Houman Barekat
Alison Hugill

Jun 2014

A collection of the site's very best reviews on art, culture & theory.

Capitalised Education by David R. Cole

Capitalised Education

An immanent materialist account of Kate Middleton

David R. Cole

Jun 2014

Understanding how Kate Middleton can be conceived in the current geopolitical situation

Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens by Myrto Tsilimpounidi, Aylwyn  Walsh

Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens

Myrto Tsilimpounidi
Aylwyn Walsh

Jun 2014

A taste of austerity, the limits of democracy and the overlooked, untold stories of a country in 'crisis'.

Enlightenment Interrupted by Michael Steinberg

Enlightenment Interrupted

The Lost Moment of German Idealism and the Reactionary Present

Michael Steinberg

Jun 2014

Modernity isn't the realization of the Enlightenment but the forgetting of its culmination and self-critique, German idealism.

Night of the World by Frank Smecker

Night of the World

Traversing the Ideology of Objectivity

Frank Smecker

May 2014

An imaginative and incisive exposition of everything you do not know you know about ideology, and ruthlessly then some.

Ghosts of My Life by Mark Fisher

Ghosts of My Life

Writings on Depression, Hauntology and Lost Futures

Mark Fisher

May 2014

Collected essays on popular culture by a major critic.

Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption by Robert Appelbaum

Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption

Robert Appelbaum

May 2014

All the world is not a stage, anymore - the world is a supermarket. This book relates one man's struggle to go 'working the aisles'.

AUTHORS YOU MIGHT LIKE
  • Mark FisherMark FisherMark Fisher's writing put Zero Books on the map in 2009. His book Capitalist Realism continues to de...
  • Eugene ThackerEugene ThackerEugene Thacker is the author of several books, including the Horror of Philosophy Trilogy (In the Du...
  • Angela NagleAngela NagleAngela Nagle's work has appeared in the Baffler, Jacobin, Current Affairs, the Irish Times and many ...
  • Gilad AtzmonGilad AtzmonAtzmon writes on political matters, social issues, Jewish identity and culture. His papers are publi...
  • Laurie PennyLaurie PennyLaurie Penny is an up-and-coming feminist journalist, and has already gained a substantial following...
  • Nina PowerNina PowerNina Power is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Roehampton University and Tutor in Critical Writing...
  • Owen HatherleyOwen HatherleyOwen Hatherley was born in Southampton in 1981, and has lived in South East London for the last deca...
  • David CromwellDavid CromwellDavid Cromwell is co-editor of Media Lens, a UK-based media analysis website, which he co-founded in...
  • Youssef El-GingihyYoussef El-GingihyYoussef El-Gingihy is a GP working in Tower Hamlets. He studied medicine, neuroscience and English l...
  • David StubbsDavid StubbsDavid Stubbs began working life as a freelance journalist in 1986, contributing to Melody Maker, who...
  • Holly Grigg-SpallHolly Grigg-SpallHolly Grigg-Spall is a women's health activist and writer. The release of her first book 'Sweeten...
  • Chris O'LearyChris O'LearyChris O'Leary is a writer, editor and journalist based in western Massachusetts. O'Leary has intervi...
  • Steven ShaviroSteven ShaviroSteven Shaviro is the DeRoy Professor of English at Wayne State University,US. He is the author of P...
  • Benjamin NoysBenjamin NoysBenjamin Noys is a UK-based theorist and critic who teaches at the University of Chichester and writ...
  • Carl CederstromCarl CederstromCarl Cederström is a lecturer in Human Resource Management at Cardiff Business School, Cardiff Univ...
POPULAR TOPICS