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The Total Art of Stalinism
Avant-Garde, Aesthetic Dictatorship, and Beyond
Written by Boris Groys
Translated by Charles Rougle


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: May 27, 2014
Price: $19.95

From the ruins of communism, Boris Groys emerges to provoke our interest in the aesthetic goals pursued with such catastrophic consequences by its founders. Interpreting totalitarian art and literature in the context of cultural history, this brilliant essay likens totalitarian aims to the modernists’ goal of producing world-transformative art. In this... Read more >
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Revolution at the Gates
Selected Writings of Lenin from 1917
Written by V.I. Lenin
Edited by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $24.95

The idea of a Lenin renaissance might well provoke an outburst of sarcastic laughter. Marx is OK, but Lenin? Doesn’t he stand for the big catastrophe which left its mark on the entire twentieth-century?

Lenin, however, deserves wider consideration than this, and his writings of 1917 are testament to a formidable political... Read more >
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Polemics

Written by Alain Badiou
Contribution by Cecile Winter
Translated by Steve Corcoran, Bruno Bosteels and Ray Brassier


Format: eBook, 364 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.95

Following on from Alain Badiou’s acclaimed works Ethics and Metapolitics, Polemics is a series of brilliant metapolitical reflections, demolishing established opinion and dominant propaganda, and reorienting our understanding of events from the Kosovo and Iraq wars to the Paris Commune and the Cultural Revolution.

With the critical insight and polemical bravura for... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: eBook, 151 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $19.99

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Unlearning with Hannah Arendt
Written by Marie Luise Knott
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781590516478
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Unlearning with Hannah Arendt

Written by Marie Luise Knott


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2014
Price: $22.95

Short-listed for the Tractatus Essay Prize, an examination of the innovative strategies Arendt used to achieve intellectual freedom
 
After observing the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt articulated her controversial concept of the “banality of evil,” thereby posing one of the most chilling and divisive moral questions of the twentieth century: How... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom
The Roman Search for Wisdom
Written by Michael K. Kellogg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616149253
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: Hardcover, 364 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $28.95

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Roman Search for Wisdom

Written by Michael K. Kellogg


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $12.99

The Roman "philosophy of life" as mirrored in the literature of ten outstanding representative authors

Though Rome conquered much of the world and established an empire that lasted more than a millennium, its citizens sometimes expressed a sense of inferiority to the intellectual accomplishments of ancient Greece. The notion that Roman philosophers... Read more >
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The Swordsman's Handbook
The Swordsman's Handbook
Edited by William Scott Wilson, Translated by William Scott Wilson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800623
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The Swordsman's Handbook
Samurai Teachings on the Path of the Sword
Edited by William Scott Wilson
Translated by William Scott Wilson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: April 29, 2014
Price: $19.95

An anthology of the most influential writings on swordsmanship from the samurai era.

There is perhaps no more potent symbol of the samurai era than the sword. By the seventeenth century in Japan, the art of swordsmanship had begun to take on an almost cult-like popularity. Swordsmanship was more than a mastery... Read more >
Assholes
Assholes
Written by Aaron James
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171359
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Assholes
A Theory
Written by Aaron James


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.95

What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere—at work, at home, on the road, in the public... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders, Read by George Saunders
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ISBN: 9780804193009
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders
Read by George Saunders


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $7.50

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Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
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Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $9.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a hardcover.
Congratulations, by the way
Congratulations, by the way
Written by George Saunders
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780812996272
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Congratulations, by the way
Some Thoughts on Kindness
Written by George Saunders


Format: Hardcover, 64 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Three months after George Saunders gave a graduation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why?... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.
Developing Jin
Developing Jin
Written by Phillip Starr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947609
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Developing Jin
Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts
Written by Phillip Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $18.95

Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, experienced teacher Philip Starr walks readers through a variety of techniques designed to help practitioners feel and... Read more >
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Developing Jin
Silk-Reeling Power in Tai Chi and the Internal Martial Arts
Written by Phillip Starr


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $14.99

Developing Jin provides a complete and progressive training regimen for increasing and refining chansi-jin, also known as silk-reeling power or coiling power--the true power of the internal martial arts. With step-by-step instructions and photographs, experienced teacher Philip Starr walks readers through a variety of techniques designed to help practitioners feel and... Read more >
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Making Money
Making Money
Written by Ole Bjerg
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682661
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Making Money
The Philosophy of Crisis Capitalism
Written by Ole Bjerg


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $95.00

Making Money examines the interrelation between problem gambling, drug addiction and shopaholism on the one hand and contemporary capitalism on the other. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from neurobiological research to Marx's theory of surplus value and from Andersen's tale of "The Princess and the Pea" to interviews with... Read more >
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Making Money
Making Money
Written by Ole Bjerg
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ISBN: 9781781682654
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Making Money
The Philosophy of Crisis Capitalism
Written by Ole Bjerg


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $29.95

What is money? Where does it come from? Who makes our money today? And how can we understand the current state of our economy as a crisis of money itself?

In Making Money, Ole Bjerg turns these questions into a matter of philosophical rather than economic analysis. Using the thinking of... Read more >
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Making Money
The Philosophy of Crisis Capitalism
Written by Ole Bjerg


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $29.95

What is money? Where does it come from? Who makes our money today? And how can we understand the current state of our economy as a crisis of money itself?

In Making Money, Ole Bjerg turns these questions into a matter of philosophical rather than economic analysis. Using the thinking of... Read more >
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The Heart of Zen
The Heart of Zen
Written by Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi and Keith Martin-Smith
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781583947647
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The Heart of Zen
Enlightenment, Emotional Maturity, and What It Really Takes for Spiritual Liberation
Written by Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi and Keith Martin-Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

While we are more and more familiar with popular ideas of enlightenment and spiritual awakening, life still comes at us full force, and hope can turn to frustration as the gulf between our spiritual belief and our everyday life seems to loom ever larger. Through spirited Q&A sessions with Zen master... Read more >
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The Heart of Zen
Enlightenment, Emotional Maturity, and What It Really Takes for Spiritual Liberation
Written by Jun Po Denis Kelly Roshi and Keith Martin-Smith


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $12.99

While we are more and more familiar with popular ideas of enlightenment and spiritual awakening, life still comes at us full force, and hope can turn to frustration as the gulf between our spiritual belief and our everyday life seems to loom ever larger. Through spirited Q&A sessions with Zen master... Read more >
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Anti-Nietzsche
Anti-Nietzsche
Written by Malcolm Bull
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781683163
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Anti-Nietzsche

Written by Malcolm Bull


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

Nietzsche, the philosopher seemingly opposed to everyone, has met with remarkably little opposition himself. He remains what he wanted to be— the limit-philosopher of a modernity that never ends. In this provocative, sometimes disturbing book, Bull argues that merely to reject Nietzsche is not to escape his lure. He seduces by... Read more >
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The Authentic Life
The Authentic Life
Written by Ezra Bayda
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800920
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The Authentic Life
Zen Wisdom for Living Free from Complacency and Fear
Written by Ezra Bayda


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $16.95

How to live your life genuinely, honestly, and happily in the face of the inevitable difficulties that arise--more wonderfully accessible Zen teachings for living from the author of Being Zen.

Ever feel like your efforts to live a life of wisdom, honesty, and compassion are hijacked by, well, life? Take heart. Ezra... Read more >
Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism?
5 Interventions in the (Mis)Use of a Notion
Written by Slavoj Zizek


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $22.95

In some circles, a nod towards totalitarianism is enough to dismiss any critique of the status quo. Such is the insidiousness of the neo-liberal ideology, argues Slavoj Žižek.  Did Somebody Say Totalitarianism? turns a specious rhetorical strategy on its head to identify a network of family resemblances between totalitarianism and modern... Read more >
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The Emancipated Spectator

Written by Jacques Ranciere


Format: eBook, 134 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $17.95

The theorists of art and film commonly depict the modern audience as aesthetically and politically passive. In response, both artists and thinkers have sought to transform the spectator into an active agent and the spectacle into a communal performance.

In this follow-up to the acclaimed The Future of the Image, Rancière takes... Read more >
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The Hegel Variations
On the Phenomenology of Spirit
Written by Fredric Jameson


Format: eBook, 136 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

In this major new study, philosopher and cultural theorist Fredric Jameson offers an innovative reading of a book that forms part of the bedrock of modern Western thought: Hegel’s Phenomenology of Spirit.

Whereas other writers have interpreted the Phenomenology as a rigidly closed system, Jameson discovers it to be a more fluid... Read more >
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A Philosophy of Walking
A Philosophy of Walking
Written by Frederic Gros, Illustrated by Clifford Harper, Translated by John Howe
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781781682708
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A Philosophy of Walking

Written by Frederic Gros
Illustrated by Clifford Harper
Translated by John Howe


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2014
Price: $24.95

"It is only ideas gained from walking that have any worth."—Nietzsche

In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frédéric Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B — the pilgrimage, the promenade, the protest march, the nature ramble — and reveals what they say about us.

Gros draws attention to... Read more >
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