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Radio Benjamin
From 1927 to 1933, Walter Benjamin wrote and presented more than eighty broadcasts over the new medium of radio. Radio Benjamin gathers, for the... Les mer
The Intervals of Cinema
The cinema, like language, can be said to exist as a system of differences. In his latest book the acclaimed philosopher Jacques Ranciere relates... Les mer
Riot. Strike. Riot
Political theorist Joshua Clover theorizes the riot as the form of the coming insurrection Baltimore. Ferguson. Tottenham. Clichy-sous-Bois.... Les mer
The Dilemmas of Lenin
On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, Tariq Ali paints an illuminating portrait of Lenin – Without Lenin there would have been no socialist... Les mer
Heroes. Mass Murder and Suicide
What is the relationship between capitalism and mental health? Through an exhilarating mix of philosophical and psychoanalytical theory and reportage... Les mer
Déjà Vu and the End of History
This book places two key notions up against each other to imagine a new way of conceptualizing historical time. How do the experience of deja vu and... Les mer
The Dialectic of Sex
Originally published in 1970, when Shulamith Firestone was just twenty-five years old, and going on to become a bestseller, The Dialectic of Sex was... Les mer
The Happiness Industry
In winter 2014, a Tibetan monk lectured the world leaders gathered at Davos on the importance of Happiness. The recent DSM-5, the manual of all... Les mer
The Rise of Islamic State
Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements,... Les mer
Marxism in the United States
A crown jewel of New Left historiography, this nuanced overview of American Marxism is neither an attack on Marxism nor a defense of it as the... Les mer
The Freud Scenario
In 1958, John Huston asked Jean-Paul Sartre to write a script for a movie about Sigmund Freud. The Freud Scenario, found among Sartre's papers... Les mer
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
A provocative intellectual assault on the Subalternists' foundational work. Postcolonial theory has become enormously influential as a... Les mer
The Poorer Nations
A truly global history that examines the prospects of a worldwide power shift from North to South. In The Darker Nations, Vijay Prashad provided... Les mer
Wittgenstein’s Anti-Philosophy
The leading continental philosopher takes on the standard bearer of analytical philosophy. Alain Badiou takes on the standard bearer of the... Les mer
The Communist Manifesto
In the two decades following the fall of the Berlin Wall, capitalism entrenched itself globally in its modern, neoliberal form. Its ascendance was so... Les mer
The Year of Dreaming Dangerously
Call it the year of dreaming dangerously: in 2011 we all witnessed (and participated in) a series of shattering events. Emancipatory dreams mobilized... Les mer
Less Than Nothing
For the last two centuries, Western philosophy has developed in the shadow of Hegel, whose influence each new thinker tries in vain to escape:... Les mer
War Diaries
During the phony war that preceded the invasion of France, between late 1939 and the summer of 1940, the young Jean-Paul Sartre was stationed in his... Les mer
Politics and Ideology in Marxist Theory
Ernesto Laclau is best known for co-authoring Hegemony and Socialist Strategy, with Chantal Mouffe. Politically active in the social and student... Les mer
Karl Marx and World Literature
“Very few men”, said Bakunin, “have read as much, and, it may be added, have read as intelligently, as M. Marx.” S. S. Prawer's highly... Les mer
The Notebook
A lyrical and thought-provoking record of the last year in the life of the Nobel Prize–winning novelist. Thought-provoking and lyrical, The... Les mer
The Tailor of Ulm
Nineteen years have passed since the Italian Communists' last Congress in 1991, in which the death of their party was decreed. It was a... Les mer
Representing Capital
A radical rereading of Marx’s central work by the prolific cultural theorist and philosopher. Representing Capital, Fredric Jameson’s first... Les mer
Brecht and Method
“Elegant dissection of Brecht’s method, from estrangements to allegory and beyond.”—Modern Drama The legacy of Bertolt Brecht is much... Les mer