Dostoyevsky in the Face of Death or Language Haunted by Sex

Poetic, stunning, fascinating, and deeply insightful, Kristeva’s readings of Dostoyevsky are as much about us and our time as they are about him and his works. This book is a celebration of literature and language as an antidote to the extremes of nihilism and fundamentalism that still threaten us today. Kelly Oliver, philosopher, novelist, and professor emerita, Vanderbilt University

Busting the Bankers’ Club

“Gerald Epstein has done something that has needed doing since 2008 — he has written a book that explains our complex, captured financial system to the lay reader. In simple, clear prose, he outlines why we are still fighting financial fires, and what we can do to bridge the Wall Street-Main Street divide. A wonderful way to understand how finance became the tail that wags the dog of our economy. “—Rana Foroohar, Associate Editor, Financial Times

James Bond Will Return

With a stellar lineup of authors offering sharp, original analysis of every James Bond film to date, this book delivers a fascinating retrospective of the 007 franchise at a critical moment in the extended life of the series.Christoph Lindner, editor of The James Bond PhenomenonRevisioning 007, and Resisting James Bond

No Politics But Class Politics

No Politics but Class Politics gathers together recent essays on inequality from Adolph Reed, Jr. and Walter Benn Michaels, along with a newly commissioned interview with the authors and an illuminating foreword by Daniel Zamora and Anton Jäger. These writings eschew the sloppy thinking and moral posturing that too often characterise discussions of race and class in favour of clear-eyed social, cultural and historical analysis. Reed and Michaels make the case here for a genuinely radical politics: a politics which aspires not to the establishment of a demographically representative social elite, but instead to economic justice for everyone.

The New Crusades

The New Crusades is an intersectional milestone. It lucidly illustrates how converging systems of subordination, power, and violence related to Islamophobia are experienced across the globe.”—Kimberlé Crenshaw, from the foreword 

The first book to examine global Islamophobia from a legal and ground-up perspective, from renowned public intellectual Khaled A. Beydoun.

Sea Change

“A stunning atlas of the present and future.”—Rebecca Solnit, author of several books including Infinite Cities: A Trilogy of Atlases—San Francisco, New Orleans, New York

“An impassioned plea to save what remains of these remarkable island communities.”—Booklist, starred review

One of the Best Science Books of 2023, New Scientist

This immersive portal to islands around the world highlights the impacts of sea level rise and shimmers with hopeful solutions to combat it.