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F.M.R.L.

Footnotes, Mirages, Refrains and Leftovers of Writing Sound

Daniela Cascella

Apr 2015

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

Apr 2015

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

Tentacles Longer Than Night

Horror of Philosophy vol. 3

Eugene Thacker

Apr 2015

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

Rebel Rebel

All the songs of David Bowie from '64 to '76

Chris O'Leary

Mar 2015

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

Mar 2015

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

Cartographies of the Absolute

Jeffrey Kinkle
Alberto Toscano

Feb 2015

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

Resilience & Melancholy

pop music, feminism, neoliberalism

Robin James

Feb 2015

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

Feb 2015

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

We Have Never Been Neoliberal

A Manifesto for a Doomed Youth

Kean Birch

Feb 2015

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

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

Feb 2015

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.

Psychology and Capitalism

The Manipulation of Mind

Ron Roberts

Feb 2015

How your state of mind makes Big Business Happy

Creepiness

Adam Kotsko

Feb 2015

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

Bio-Politicizing Cary Grant

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

Joshua David Gonsalves

Feb 2015

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”.

Seen and Not Seen

Confessions of a Movie Autist

Jasun Horsley

Jan 2015

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

Infinite Fictions

Essays on Literature and Theory

David Winters

Jan 2015

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

Pornography Feminism: As Powerful as She Wants to Be

Rich Moreland

Jan 2015

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

Strangled

Identity, Status, Structure and The Stranglers

Phil Knight

Jan 2015

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.

Selling Our Death Masks

Cash-For-Gold in the Age of Austerity

Yesenia Barragan

Dec 2014

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

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

A Cultural History of Necrophilia

Steve Finbow

Nov 2014

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

BioShock

Decision, Forced Choice and Propaganda

Robert Jackson

Nov 2014

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

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.

Small Towns, Austere Times

The Dialectics of Deracinated Localism

Steve Hanson

Oct 2014

This book explores small town austere Britain.

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

Alex Niven

Oct 2014

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

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