Recently Published Books

Colloquium: Sound Art and Music

Thomas Gardner
Salomé Voegelin

Sep 2016

Declares the relationship between sound art and music “colloquial”: spoken and accessible, rather than locked behind disciplinary boundaries.

World of Failing Machines, The

Speculative Realism and Literature

Grant Hamilton

Sep 2016

How speculative realism impacts the art of literary criticism.

Porn Panic!

Sex and Censorship in the UK

Jerry Barnett

Aug 2016

The Rise of the New British Anti-Sex Movement.

Thoughts on an Index Not Freely Given

John Roberts

Aug 2016

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.

Reading the Way of Things

Towards a New Technology of Making Sense

Daniel Coffeen

Aug 2016

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

Centring the Margins: Essays and Reviews

Jeff Bursey

Jul 2016

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

Airplane Reading

Christopher Schaberg
Mark Yakich

Jul 2016

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

Babbling Corpse

Vaporwave and the Commodification of Ghosts

Grafton Tanner

Jun 2016

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

Zen City

Eliot Fintushel

Jun 2016

From the author of Breakfast with the Ones You Love comes Zen City. This thought-experiment novella brilliantly critiques spirituality in America

Advancing Conversations: Aubrey de Grey - advocate for an indefinite human lifespan

Douglas Lain
Aubrey de Grey

Jun 2016

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.

Dead People

Morgan Meis
Stefany Anne Golberg

Jun 2016

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

Towards a Conceptual Militancy

Mike Watson

May 2016

Politicises art with a sense of immediacy.

Against Capital

Experiences of Class Struggle and Rethinking Revolutionary Agency

Cliff Slaughter

Mar 2016

In today's globalised world, and after the collapse of Stalinism, what remains of Marx's 'the working class as the gravediggers of capitalism'?

Can Architecture Be an Emancipatory Project?

Dialogues on Architecture and the Left

Nadir Z. Lahiji

Mar 2016

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

It’s Not Over

Learning From the Socialist Experiment

Pete Dolack

Feb 2016

A comprehensive historical study to understand today's world and find a better world tomorrow.

In The Realm of the Senses: A Materialist Theory of Seeing and Feeling

Stuart Walton

Feb 2016

A thorough-going re-elaboration of modern experience via the senses.

Blowing the Lid

Gay Liberation, Sexual Revolution and Radical Queens

Stuart Feather

Feb 2016

The queer fight for Gay Liberation; authentic identities and modern roles for lesbians and gays that enhanced British society.

Daniel Defoe and the Bank of England

The Dark Arts of Projectors

Martin Parker
Valerie Hamilton

Jan 2016

Why is a novel like a corporation? How is Daniel Defoe connected to the Bank of England?

Don't Lose Track Vol. 1: 40 Selected Articles, Essays and Q&As

Jordannah Elizabeth

Jan 2016

Don't lose track, she moves fast.

Lazarus in the Multiple

Awakening to the Era of Complexity

Camaren Peter

Jan 2016

Surviving the anthropocene; the era of complexity!

Dynamo Island

The cultural history and geography of a Utopia

David Scott

Jan 2016

At the crossroads of fiction and social theory, the book confronts fundamental issues facing Western civilization in the 21st century.

Enjoying It

Candy Crush and Capitalism

Alfie Bown

Dec 2015

This book is a study of enjoyment and of the enjoyment of studying. It asks what enjoyment says about us and what we say about enjoyment, and why.

Positive Realism

Maurizio Ferraris

Dec 2015

Things exist, and therefore undoubtedly resist us, but in doing so they offer affordances, resources, opportunities.

This Space of Writing

Stephen Mitchelmore

Dec 2015

A renewed appreciation of the mystery and promise of writing.

Against Capitalist Education

What is Education for?

Nadim Bakhshov

Dec 2015

The birth of a revolutionary art of world-creation.

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