Critical Theory

Dialectic of Enlightenment // Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer

The Society of the Spectacle // Guy Debord

One-Dimensional Man // Herbert Marcuse

The Revolution of Everyday Life // Raoul Vaneigem

The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction // Walter Benjamin



Discipline and Punish // Michel Foucault

Capitalism and Schizophrenia (Anti-Oedipus / A Thousand Plateaus) // Gilles Deleuze and Felix Guattari

Simulacra and Simulation // Jean Baudrillard

Of Grammatology // Jacques Derrida

Speed and Politics // Paul Virilio



Civilisation and Its Discontents // Sigmund Freud

The Accursed Share (Vol. 1 / Vols. 2-3) // Georges Bataille

The Seminars of Jacques Lacan // Jacques Lacan

The Sublime Object of Ideology // Slavoj Zizek

Lacan and the Political // Yannis Stavrakakis



Simians, Cyborgs and Women // Donna Haraway

Caliban and the Witch // Silvia Federici

This Sex Which is Not One // Luce Irigaray

Volatile Bodies // Elizabeth Grosz

Visual and Other Pleasures // Laura Mulvey

Zeros + Ones // Sadie Plant


Queer Theory

Gender Trouble // Judith Butler

Sexing the Body // Anne Fausto-Sterling

The Straight Mind // Monique Wittig

Epistemology of the Closet // Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

No Future // Lee Edelman

Cruising Utopia // José Esteban Muñoz



Feminist Theory // bell hooks

Black Feminist Thought // Patricia Hill Collins

Borderlands/La Frontera // Gloria Anzaldúa



The Wretched of the Earth // Franz Fanon

Can the Subaltern Speak? // Gayatri Spivak

The Location of Culture // Homi Bhabha

Strange Encounters // Sara Ahmed

A Small Place // Jamaica Kincaid



The Communist Manifesto // Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Capital (Vol.1 / Vol.2 / Vol.3) // Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

Reform or Revolution? // Roxa Luxemburg

State and Revolution // Vladimir Lenin

The Prison Notebooks // Antonio Gramsci

On the Reproduction of Capitalism // Louis Althusser

Critique of Every Day Life (Vol.1 / Vol.2) // Henri Lefebvre

The New Imperialism // David Harvey

Spectres of Marx // Jacques Derrida



Mutual Aid // Peter Kropotkin

The Conquest of Bread // Peter Kropotkin

Anarchism and Other Essays // Emma Goldman

The Temporary Autonomous Zone // Hakim Bey

Crack Capitalism // John Holloway

On Anarchism // Noam Chomsky

Against Equality // Ryan Conrad



Thus Spake Zarathustra // Friedrich Nietzsche

Being and Time // Martin Heidegger

The Ethics of Ambiguity // Simone de Beauvoir

The Myth of Sisyphus // Albert Camus

Being and Nothingness // Jean-Paul Sartre

Totality and Infinity // Emmanuel Levinas

Religion and Nothingness // Keiji Nishitani


Prison Abolition

Are Prisons Obsolete? // Angela Davis

Abolition Now! // CR10

Color of Violence // Incite!

Captive Genders // Eric Stanley and Nat Smith

Discipline and Punish // Michel Foucault


Animal Liberation

Earthlings // Shaun Monson

Eternal Treblinka // Charles Patterson

The Sexual Politics of Meat // Carol Adams

Critical Theory and Animal Liberation // John Sanbonmatsu

The Lives of Animals // John Coetzee



Silent Spring // Rachel Carson

The Ecological Rift // John Bellamy Foster

This Changes Everything // Naomi Klein

The Lorax // Dr. Seuss


The Western Canon

Brave New World // Aldous Huxley

The Trial // Franz Kafka

White Noise // Don DeLillo

The Crying Lot of 49 // Thomas Pynchon

The Grapes of Wrath // John Steinbeck

The Dispossessed // Ursula Le Guin

The Handmaid’s Tale // Margaret Atwood

Exploits & Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician // Alfred Jarry

Cat’s Cradle // Kurt Vonnegut

Flowers for Algernon // Daniel Keyes

His Dark Materials // Philip Pullman

Watchmen // Alan Moore

Ice // Anna Kavan

Bambi // Felix Salten

Nausea // Jean-Paul Sartre

No Exit // Jean-Paul Sartre

VALIS // Philip K. Dick

To Kill a Mockingbird // Harper Lee

Annihilation // Jeff VanderMeer


Weaboo Trash

Neon Genesis Evangelion // Hideaki Anno

Revolutionary Girl Utena // Kunihiko Ikuhara

Serial Experiments Lain // Chiaki J. Konaka

Puella Magi Madoka Magica // Gen Urobuchi

Psycho-Pass // Gen Urobuchi

Saya no Uta // Gen Urobuchi

The Forest // Liar-Soft

Shinsekai Yori // A-1 Pictures

The Sky Crawlers // Mamoru Oshii

Angel’s Egg // Mamoru Oshii

Homunculus // Hideo Yamamoto

Almost Transparent Blue // Ryu Murakami