• Ed Graham reviews Fredric Jameson: ‘An American Utopia’

    If there was ever any doubt regarding Fredric Jameson’s eminence as a theoretician, the speculative force of recent works such as Valences of the Dialectic (2010) and Archaeologies of the Future (2007) surely elevate the...

  • Free cli-fi compilation

    “It’s not climate-change- it’s everything change.” Margaret Atwood Everything Change: An anthology of Climate Fiction has been made available by the Arizona State University online. Climate Fiction or cli-fi is a genre of literature in...

  • Why academia should ‘cut out the whole notion of publishing’

     “A better approach to academic publishing is to cut out the whole notion of publishing. We don’t really need journals as traditionally conceived. The primary role of traditional journals is to provide peer review and...

  • Death of literature: birth of something else?

    A recent study has found literature consumption rates have plummeted drastically since 2008. Although the decline has been in motion since as early as 1982, one can speculate this is largely due to a change...

  • Artificial Intelligence: an overview

    A book by David Poole and Alan Mackworth has been published online detailing all you need to know about the design of intelligent computational agents. It is an accessible but generous overview of everything from...

  • Man Booker Prize announces 2016 longlist

    2016 Man Booker Dozen The 2016 longlist, or Man Booker ‘Dozen’, of 13 novels, is: Author (nationality) – Title (imprint) Paul Beatty (US) – The Sellout (Oneworld) J.M. Coetzee (South African-Australian) – The Schooldays of Jesus (Harvill Secker)...

  • Artists fearing the blockchain

    Artists Re:Thinking the Blockchain is a project initiated by Torque published and Furtherfield which wishes to explore the potential dystopias facilitated by this technological advancement. A self-professed ‘landmark event’ in publishing history, the concerns of...

  • Cryptospasm

    Described as a “montrous book” by Reza Negarestani, the new novel by Gary J Shipley (Post-Novel/ Theory-Fiction) promises to offer ‘a fiendish formula for any vitalist utopia’. Order it here.

  • Dennis Cooper blog deleted

    14 years of writer Dennis Coopers work has been suddenly and inexplicably erased from the web by Google. Cooper, a writer whose work explores the darker recesses of the human psyche, uses his blog http://denniscooper-theweaklings.blogspot.nl/...

  • Other Endings

    “Islam is to Negarestani what Marxism is to Bataille.” Here is another gem from our friend at rhizzone.net, the user blinkandwheeze. See second comment on article for an introduction to Cyclonopedia written by Nick Land,...