NONFICTION / POLITICS
No Politics But Class Politics
WALTER BENN MICHAELS & ADOLPH REED JR.
Adolph Reed Jr. is the towering radical theorist of American democracy of his generation.
Walter Benn Michaels is cunning, brilliant, acutely suggestive, often exhilarating to read.
–Eric Lott, TRANSITION
NONFICTION / MEMOIR
Do Not Resuscitate
Maurice Saatchi has always been original. His latest book, Do Not Resuscitate, is surreal and insightful. It will certainly make you think.
ART / BIOGRAPHY
Lucas Samaras: A Life
A master of the self-portrait form.
––NEW YORK TIMES
RELIGION / ART
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
One of the most skilfull critics at work today.
––Barry Schwabsky, THE NATION
NONFICTION / PHILOSOPHY
Treason of the Intellectuals
Benda’s book is the great twentieth-century defense of intellectual integrity. It has become extraordinarily timely again at a moment when social criticism often routes itself through the particular loyalties of racial, religious, and national identity.
PHILOSOPHY / POLITICS
Where Are We Now?
Agamben is right that our rulers will use every opportunity to consolidate their power, especially in times of crisis. That coronavirus is being exploited to strengthen mass-surveillance infrastructure is no secret.
––Marco D’Eramo, NEW LEFT REVIEW
The characters Gabriele Tinti draws from the Greek myths, the muses, the slaves, enable ‘the actor’ to inhabit the essential struggle of what it is to be human, like a Noh play, doomed to repetition and the transcendence gained from it, to be human under the burning sun, which both gives life and destroys...
A Vision for Europe 2020
DAVID ADLER & ROSEMARY BECHLER &
A book that gives hope and provides solutions to break the doom loop. A must-read for all citizens who do not want to abandon Europe to the neoliberals and the nationalists.
Throughout his whole development I have never ceased to admire the acuteness of his vision and his faultless insight into the art of the past.
I Declare a Permanent State of Happiness