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The Art of Asking Your Boss for a Raise
Darkly funny, never before published account of the office worker’s mindset by celebrated novelist. A long-suffering employee in a big corporation... Les mer
Springtime: The New Student Rebellions
First account of the momentous student movement that shook the world—in the voices of the students themselves The autumn and winter of 2010 saw... Les mer
The End of the Revolution
Challenging both the bureaucratic one-party regime and the Western neoliberal paradigm, China’s leading critic shatters the myth of progress and... Les mer
Everything You Wanted to Know About Lacan But Were Afraid to Ask Hitchcock
Hitchcock gets onto the analyst's couch in this extraordinary volume of case studies. The contributors bring to bear an unrivalled enthusiasm and... Les mer
Living in the End Times
There should no longer be any doubt: global capitalism is fast approaching its terminal crisis. Slavoj Žižek has identified the four horsemen of... Les mer
The communist postscript
The contemporary world, argues Boris Groys, was made possible by the downfall of historical communism. At the same time, today's political and... Les mer
The Hegel Variations
In this major new study, the philosopher and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson offers a new reading of Hegel's foundational text "The... Les mer
Frames of War: When is Life Grievable?
The media's portrayal of state violence has saturated our understanding of human life, and has led to the exploitation and abandonment of whole... Les mer
The Great Credit Crash
The dominant accounts of the current financial crisis - focussing on the lack of regulation, out-of-control markets and irresponsible speculation -... Les mer
The Task of the Critic
Terry Eagleton occupies a unique position in the English-speaking world today. He is not only a productive literary theorist, but also a novelist and... Les mer
Essential Zizek
Slavoj Zizek's work traverses the fields of philosophy, psychoanalysis, theology, history and political theory, taking in film, popular culture,... Les mer
The Sublime Object Of Ideology
"Zizek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation."--"The New Yorker"... Les mer
Tha Ticklish Subject
"Zizek leaves no social or cultural phenomenon untheorized, and is master of the counterintuitive observation."--"The New Yorker"... Les mer
The Devil and Mr Casement
In September 1910 the activist and anti-imperialist Roger Casement arrived in the Amazon to investigate reports of widespread human-rights abuses in... Les mer
A Companion to Marx’s Capital
“My aim is to get you to read a book by Karl Marx called Capital, Volume 1, and to read it on Marx’s own terms…” The biggest financial... Les mer
The Emancipated Spectator
The role of the viewer in art and film theory revolves around a theatrical concept of the spectacle. The masses subjected to the society of spectacle... Les mer
In Search of Fatima
“Her memoir is the story of a fascinating woman . . . If it is a truism to say that no one endures such a catastrophe as that of 1948 with anything... Les mer
Gender Inequality
The age of the male breadwinner and the female caregiver has passed, but gender inequality is as persistent as ever. This major new work intervenes... Les mer
The Curious Enlightenment of Professor Caritat
The Curious Enlightenment of Professor Caritat is a brilliant fictional journey through Western political philosophy by one of our most original... Les mer
The New-Old World
A major work of modern history and political analysis, The New-Old World punctures both domestic and American myths about continental Europe.... Les mer
The Long Twentieth Century
The Long Twentieth Century traces the epochal shifts in the relationship between capital accumulation and state formation over a 700-year period.... Les mer
Alain Badiou Presents Karl Marx
Karl Marx’s analysis of the Paris Commune of 1871, when the citizens of Paris rose up against their government and installed a system of radical... Les mer
In Defense of Lost Causes
Is global emancipation a lost cause? Are universal values outdated relics of an earlier age? This work takes on the reigning ideology with a plea... Les mer
First As Tragedy, Then As Farce
In this bravura analysis of the current global crisis - following on from his bestselling "Welcome to the Desert of the Real" - Slavoj A iA... Les mer