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Reviews 2014

Speculate This! (2013) by Uncertain Commons PDF
Thierry Bardini
Depression: A Public Feeling (2012) by Ann Cvetkovich PDF
Alex Lockwood
Coding Freedom: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Hacking (2012) by Gabriela Coleman PDF
Sebastian Kubitschko

Reviews 2013

Feminist Aesthetics and the Politics of Modernism (2012) by Ewa Plonowska Ziarek PDF
Sarah Jackson
The Posthuman (2013) by Rosi Braidotti PDF
Stefan Herbrechter
Life after New Media (2012) by Sarah Kember and Joanna Zylinska PDF
Rafico Ruiz
Not for Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities (2010) by Martha Nussbaum PDF
Shelley Cobb

Reviews 2012

Introduction to Antiphilosophy (2012) by Boris Groys PDF
Nicholas Holm
Alien Phenomenology, or What It's Like to Be a Thing (2012) by Ian Bogost PDF
Frédérik Lesage
Designing Culture: The Technological Imagination at Work (2011) by Anne Balsamo PDF
Helen Thornham
Cruel Optimism (2011) by Lauren Berlant PDF
Alex Lockwood
Cultural Studies in the Future Tense (2010) by Lawrence Grossberg PDF
Matt Hills
Not Half No End: Militantly Melancholic Essays in Memory of Jacques Derrida (2010) by Geoffrey Bennington PDF
Benjamin Noys
Veering: A Theory of Literature (2011) by Nicholas Royle PDF
Neil Campbell
Aesthetic Theory and the Video Game (2011) by Graeme Kirkpatrick PDF
Julian McDougall
Althusser’s Lesson (2011) by Jacques Rancière PDF
Saër Maty Bâ
Beyond Human: From Animality to Transhuman (2012) ed. by Charlie Blake, Claire Molloy and Stephen Shakespeare PDF
Debra Benita Shaw
Badiou and Politics (2011) by Bruno Bosteels PDF
Kevin D. Kuswa
Capitalist Sorcery: Breaking the Spell (2011) by Philippe Pignarre & Isabelle Stengers PDF
Jay Murphy
Boredom: A Lively History (2011) by Peter Toohey PDF
Julian Jayson Haladyn
After Sex? On Writing since Queer Theory (2011) ed. by Janet Halley and Andrew Parker PDF
Dara Blumenthal

Reviews 2011

Immersion Into Noise (2011) by Joseph Nechvatal PDF
Taney Roniger
The Affect Theory Reader (2010) ed. by Melissa Gregg and Gregory J. Seigworth PDF
John Protevi
The Rey Chow Reader (2010) ed. by Paul Bowman PDF
Esther Whitfield
Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages (2006; updated edition) by Saskia Sassen PDF
Elizabeth Stinson

Reviews 2010

Imaginal Machines: Autonomy & Self Organization in Revolutions of Everyday Life (2009) by Stevphen Shukaitis PDF
Jack Z. Bratich
Pocket Pantheon (2009) by Alain Badiou PDF
Ruth Griffin
Deleuze and Politics (2008) ed. by Ian Buchanan & Nicholas Thoburn PDF
Stevphen Shukaitis
Twisted Pair: Marcel Duchamp / Andy Warhol (2010) Exhibition at the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh. PDF
Victor Pablo Corona
Vampires: Myths and Metaphors of Enduring Evil (2006) ed. by Peter Day PDF
Dean Lockwood
The Reification of Desire: Toward a Queer Marxism (2009) by Kevin Floyd PDF
Richard Hornsey
Hideous Gnosis: Black Metal Theory Symposium (2010) ed. by Nicola Masciandaro PDF
Tammy L. Castelein, Bram Ieven
The Political Life of Sensation (2009) by Davide Panagia PDF
Teresa Mayne
Terror from the Air (2009) by Peter Sloterdijk PDF
Ben O’Loughlin
Aesthetics and Its Discontents (2009) by Jacques Rancière PDF
Nicholas Holm
The Future of the Image (2007) by Jacques Rancière PDF
T.J.V. Vermeulen
Deconstruction After 9/11 (2009) by Martin McQuillan PDF
Philip Armstrong
Identity Politics in Deconstruction: Calculating with the Incalculable (2008) by Carolyn D'Cruz PDF
Dhanveer Singh Brar
Derrida, War and Literature: Absence and the Chance of Meeting (2009) by Sean Gaston PDF
Andrew Hill
Art and Upheaval (2008) by William Cleveland; Closer (2007) by Susan Kozel; Art and Revolution (2007) by Gerald Raunig PDF
Gray Kochhar-Lindgren

Reviews 2009

RiP: A Remix Manifesto (2009) dir. by Brett Gaylor PDF
Laura J. Murray
The Ethics of Writing: Authorship and Legacy in Plato and Nietzsche (2008) by Séan Burke PDF
Maebh Long
Ex-Foliations: Reading Machines and the Upgrade Path (2009) by Terry Harpold PDF
Francesco Dimitri
Skintight: An Anatomy of Cosmetic Surgery (2008) by Meredith Jones PDF
Nora Ruck
Conspiracy Panics: Political Rationality and Popular Culture (2008) by Jack Z. Bratich PDF
Shayne Pepper

Reviews 2008

Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human (2005) by Barbara Herrnstein Smith HTML
Barry Stocker
The Arc and the Machine: Narrative and New Media (2007) by Caroline Bassett HTML
Kate O'Riordan
Getting Under the Skin: Body and Media Theory (2006) by Bernadette Wegenstein HTML
Meredith Jones
Organised Networks: Media Theory, Creative Labour, New Institutions (2006) by Ned Rossiter HTML
Kirsty Robertson
Culture on Drugs: Narco-Cultural Studies of High Modernity (2006) by Dave Boothroyd HTML
Rich Cante

Reviews 2007

Information Please: Culture and Politics in the Age of Digital Machines (2006) by Mark Poster HTML
Federica Frabetti
Politics on the Edges of Liberalism: Difference, Populism, Revolution, Agitation (2007) by Benjamin Arditi HTML
Paul Bowman
Out of This World: Deleuze and the Philosophy of Creation (2006) by Peter Hallward HTML
Gregory J. Seigworth
The Force of Art (2004) by Krzysztof Ziarek HTML
Gabriela Méndez Cota
Residual Media (2007) by Charles R. Acland (ed.) HTML
Adam Bryx
Diaspora Criticism (2006) by Sudesh Mishra HTML
Claire Burrows
Digital Performance: A History of New Media in Theatre, Dance, Performance Art, and Installation (2007) by Steve Dixon HTML
Ashley Smith
Pluralism (2005) by William E. Connolly HTML
Jeremy Valentine

Reviews 2006

Derrida: Screenplay and Essays on the Film (2005) by Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering Kofman HTML
Lasse Thomassen
At a Distance: Precursors to Art and Activism on the Internet (2005) by Annemarie Chandler and Norie Neumark (eds.) HTML
Paolo Gerbaudo
Hitchcock's Cryptonomies vols 1 and 2 (2005) by Tom Cohen HTML
Karyn Ball
Interrogating the Real (2005) by Slavoj Žižek HTML
Paul Bowman
The Poetics of Singularity: The Counter-Culturalist Turn in Heidegger, Derrida, Blanchot and the Later Gadamer (2005) by Timothy Clark HTML
Robert Eaglestone
Knowledge Goes Pop: From Conspiracy Theory to Gossip (2006) by Clare Birchall HTML
Gary Walton
Stelarc: The Monograph HTML
Edward Scheer
Caught in the Crossfire: Kids, Politics, and America's Future (2005) by Lawrence Grossberg HTML
Matt Hills

Reviews 2005

The Way of Love (2002) by Luce Irigaray HTML
Gwendolyn Blue
The Postdigital Membrane: Imagination, Technology and Desire (2000) by Robert Pepperell and Michael Punt HTML
Steven D. Scott
The Cinema Effect(2004) by Sean Cubitt HTML
Rob Leventhal
The Claim of Language (2004) by Christopher Fynsk HTML
Simon Morgan Wortham, Christopher Fynsk
The Expediency of Culture: Uses of Culture in the Global Era (2003) by George Yúdice HTML
Elizabeth Walden
Interrupting Auschwitz: Art, Religion, Philosophy (2003) by Josh Cohen HTML
Dorota Glowacka
After Poststructuralism: Reading, Stories and Theory (2004) by Colin Davis HTML
Iain Morland
Polygraph (2005): special issue, The Philosophy of Alain Badiou by Matthew Wilkens (ed.) HTML
Benjamin Noys
The Digital Sublime: Myth, Power, and Cyberspace (2004) by Vincent Mosco HTML
Bernadette Wegenstein
Queer Constellations: Subcultural Space in the Wake of the City (2004) by Dianne Chisholm HTML
Catharina Landström
The Politics of Aesthetics: The Distribution of the Sensible (2004) by Jacques Rancière HTML
Sean Sayers

Reviews 2004

Imaginary States: Studies in Cultural Transnationalism (2003) by Peter Hitchcock and Feeling Global: Internationalism in Distress (1999) by Bruce Robbins HTML
Stephen Morton
Nazi Psychoanalysis, vols 1 and 2 (2002) by Laurence A. Rickels HTML
Michael Dorland
Writing Machines (2002) by N. Katherine Hayles HTML
Nanette Fornabai
Samuel Weber: Acts of Reading (2003) by Simon Morgan Wortham HTML
Paul North
Osmose and Ephemere (2003-4) by Char Davies HTML
Patrick Crogan
The Humanist Controversy and Other Writings (2003) by Louis Althusser HTML
John Seed
Wetwares: Experiments in Postvital Living (2003) by Richard Doyle HTML
Stephen Dougherty

Reviews 2003

On Humour (2002) by Simon Critchley HTML
Katarzyna Murawska-Muthesius
Transductions: Bodies and Machines at Speed (2002) by Adrian Mackenzie HTML
Kim Toffoletti
Markets and Moralities: Ethnographies of Postsocialism by (2002) Ruth Mandel and Caroline Humphrey (eds.) HTML
Christopher Colvin
Equals (2002) by Adam Phillips HTML
Rob Leventhal
Coming Out Jewish: Constructing Ambivalent Identities (2000) by Jon Stratton HTML
Elizabeth Swanson Goldberg
Skateboarding, Space and the City: Architecture and the Body (2001) by Iain Borden HTML
Douglas Cunningham
An Ethics of Dissensus: Postmodernity, Feminism, and the Politics of Radical Democracy (2001) by Ewa Plonowska Ziarek HTML
Tracey Sedinger
Culture in Bits: The Monstrous Future of Theory (2002) by Gary Hall HTML
Paul Bowman
The Enchantment of Modern Life: Attachments, Crossings, and Ethics (2001) by Jane Bennett HTML
Sean Saraka
Political Machines: Governing a Technological Society (2001) by Andrew Barry HTML
Katharine Sarikakis
Financialization of Daily Life (2002) by Randy Martin HTML
Gib Prettyman
Percussion: Drumming, Beating, Striking (2002) by John Mowitt HTML
Paul Bowman
On the Natural History of Destruction (2003) by W. G. Sebald HTML
Robert Leventhal
Art and Fear (2003) by Paul Virilio HTML
Robert S. Oventile
Alternate Interfaces: Stelarc (2003) HTML
Adrian Mackenzie
Cyberfeminism and Artificial Life (2003) by Sarah Kember HTML
Radhika Gajjala
Philosophy in the Age of Science and Capital (2002) by Gregory Dale Adamson HTML
Stephen Dougherty

Reviews 2002

High Techne: Art and Technology from the Machine Aesthetic to the Posthuma (1999) by R. L. Rutsky HTML
Pramod K. Nayar
Cyber Art 1999-2001 HTML
Louis Armand
Cyborg Citizen: Politics in the Posthuman Age (2001) by Chris Hables Gray HTML
Pramod K. Nayar
Deconstruction and Critical Theory (2002) by Peter V. Zima HTML
Alexander Cooke
Response to Alexander Cooke HTML
Peter Zima
Different (2002) by Stuart Hall and Mark Sealy HTML
Pramod K. Nayar
Political Physics: Deleuze, Derrida and the Body Politic (2001) by John Protevi HTML
M. D. Price

Reviews 2001

Modest Witness at Second Millennium. FemaleMan Meets OncoMouse: Feminism and Technoscience (1996) by Donna J. Haraway HTML
Ann Travers
Contingency, Hegemony, Universality: Contemporary Dialogues on the Left (2000) by Judith Butler, Ernesto Laclau, Slavoj Žižek HTML
Paul Bowman
Body Modification(2000) by Mike Featherstone (ed.) HTML
Pramod K. Nayar
Culture Shock: Review of Cultural Studies special issue (1998), Cultural Studies for Beginners (1998), and Key Concepts in Cultural Studies (1999) HTML
Rupa Huq
The Turn to Ethics (2000) by Marjorie Garber, Beatrice Hanssen, Rebecca L. Walkowitz (eds.) HTML
Joanna Zylinska
Conspiracy Culture: From Kennedy to the X-Files (2000) by Peter Knight HTML
Niran Abbas
Rethinking Multiculturalism: Cultural Diversity and Political Theory (2000) by Bhikhu Parekh HTML
Dorota Kolodziejczyk
Profit and Pleasure: Sexual Identities in Late Capitalism (2000) by Rosemary Hennessey HTML
Liam McNamara
Critiques of Everyday Life (2000) by Michael E. Gardiner HTML
Liam McNamara

Reviews 2000

Education and Cultural Studies: Towards a Performative Practice (1997) by Henry A. Giroux and Patrick Shannon (eds.) HTML
Ben Knights
Rethinking the University: Leverage and Deconstruction (1999) by Simon Wortham HTML
Paul Bowman
Movements: Response to Paul Bowman HTML
Simon Wortham

Reviews 1999

Marxism Today, Special issue, Nov/Dec (1998) HTML
Bernard McKenna