Theories of war, violence and the state
Agamben, Giorgio. State of Exception. University of Chicago, 2005.
Arendt, Hannah. On Violence. Harcourt, 1970.
Asad, Talal. On Suicide Bombing. Columbia University, 2007.
Bourne, Randolphe. “The State.” The World of Randolphe Bourne, edited by Lillian Schlissel, EP Dutton, 1965, pp. 243-285. Bousquet, Antoine. The Scientific Way of Warfare: Order and Chaos on the Battlefields of Modernity. Hurst Publishers, 2009.
Butler, Judith. Frames of War. Verso Books, 2009.
Chamayou, Gregoire. A Theory of the Drone. New Press, 2015.
DeLanda, Manuel. War in the Age of Intelligent Machines. Zone Books, 1991.
Deleuze, Gilles and Felix Guattari. “Treatise on Nomadology: The War Machine.” A Thousand Plateaus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia, translated by Brian Massumi. University of Minnesota, 1987, pp. 351-423.
Derrida, Jacques. “Force of Law: The Mystical Foundations of Authority.” Acts of Religion, edited by Gil Anidjar, Routledge, 2002, pp 228-298.
Freud, Sigmund. Beyond the Pleasure Principle. Norton, 1975.
Fanon, Franz. “Concerning Violence.” The Wretched of the Earth, translated by Richard Philcox, Grove Press, 2004, pp. 1-62.
The Invisible Committee. The Coming Insurrection. Semiotext(e), 2009.
Jameson, Fredric. An American Utopia: Dual Power and the Universal Army. Verso Books, 2016.
Mbembe, Achille. “Necropolitics.” Foucault in an Age of Terror: Essays on Biopolitics and the Defense of Society, edited by Stephen Morton, Palgave & McMillan, 2008, pp. 152-182.
Naveh, Shimon. In Pursuit of Military Excellence: The Evolution of Operational Theory. CASS, 1998.
Red Army Faction. The Urban Guerilla Concept, translated by Andre Moncourt, Kersplebebed Publishing, 2014.
Schmitt, Carl. The Nomos of the Earth in the International Law of the Jus Publicum Europaeum, translated by GL Ulmen. Telos, 2006.
Theweleit, Klaus. “Male Bodies and the White Terror.” Male Fantasies Volume 2: psychoanalyzing the white terror, translated by Erica Carter and Chris Turner, University of Minnesota, 1989, pp. 143-269.
Virilio, Paul and Sylvere Lotringer. Pure War. Semiotext(e), 2003.
Theories of technology and aesthetics
Baudrillard, Jean. “Ecstasy of Communication.” The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Postmodern Culture, edited by Hal Foster, New Press, 2002, pp. 145-154. Berardi, Franco. Heroes: Mass Murder and Suicide. Verso Books, 2015.
Eshun, Kodwo. More Brilliant Than the Sun: Adventures in Sonic Fiction. Interlink, 2001.
Galloway, Alexander. Lauruelle: Against the Digital. University of Minnesota, 2014.
Goodman, Steve. Sonic Warfare: Sound, Affect and the Ecology of Fear. MIT Press, 2010.
Haraway, Donna. Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene. Duke University, 2016
Heidegger, Martin. “The Question Concerning Technology.” The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays, translated by William Lovitt, Garland Publishing, 1977, pp. 3-35.
Kittler, Freiderich. Gramophone, Film, Typewriter. Translated by Geoffrey Winthrop-Young and Michael Wutz. Stanford University, 1986.
Land, Nick. “Meltdown.” Fanged Noumena: Collected Writings 1987-2007. Edited by Robin Mackay and Ray Brassier. Urbanomic, 2011, pp. 441-460.
Latour, Bruno. “From Realpolitik to Dingpolitik.” Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy, edited by Bruno Latour and Peter Wiebel, MIT Press 2004.
Mackay, Robin and Armen Avenessian, editors. #Accelerate: the Accelerationist Reader. Urbanomic, 2014.
Malabou, Catherine. The Ontology of the Accident: An Essay on Destructive Plasticity. Polity, 2012.
Marcuse, Herbert. “Some Social Implications of Technology.” The Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse: Technology, War and Fascism, edited by Douglas Kellner, Routledge, 1998, pp. 39-68.
McLuhan, Marshall. The Gutenberg Galaxy. University of Toronto, 1965.
Noys, Benjamin. Malign Velocities: Accelerationism and Capitalism. Zero Books, 2014.
Plant, Sadie. Zeroes + Ones: Digital Women and the New Technoculture. Fourth Estate, 1998.
Presiado, Beatriz. Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era, edited by Bruce Bendersen, Feminist Press at CUNY, 2013.
Ronnell, Avital. The Telephone Book. University of Nebraska, 1989.
Sontag, Susan. Regarding the Pain of Others. Picador, 2003.
Wark, McKenzie. A Hacker Manifesto. Harvard, 2004.
Literatures on war, militancy, and militarism (1945-present)
Ballard, JG. The Atrocity Exhibition. UK General Books, 2001.
Beck, Kristin and Anne Speckhard. Warrior Princess: A US Navy Seal’s Journey to Coming Out Transgender. Advanced Press, 2013.
Burroughs, William. The Place of Dead Roads. Picador, 1983.
Clancy, Tom. Red Storm Rising. Berkley, 2009.
Davis, Angela. “The Liberation of Our People.” War No More: Three Centuries of American Antiwar and Peace Writings, edited by Lawrence Rosenwald, Library of America, 2016.
Delillo, Don. Point Omega. Scribner, 2012.
Hage, Rawi. De Niro’s Game. A List, 2012.
Herr, Michael. Dispatches. Vintage, 1991.
Hersey, John. Hiroshima. Vintage, 1989.
Jin, Ha. War Trash. Vintage, 2005.
Johnson, Denis. Tree of Smoke. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2006.
Knight, Michael Muhammed. Osama Van Halen. Soft Skull Press, 2009.
Kobek, Jarett. Atta. Semiotext(e), 2011. Kushner, Rachel. The Flamethrowers. Scribner, 2014.
Negerestani, Reza. Cyclonpedia: Complicity with Anonymous Materials. Lightning Source, 2008.
Pynchon, Thomas. Gravity’s Rainbow. Penguin Classics, 2006.
Roy, Arundhati. Walking with the Comrades. Penguin Books, 2011.
Solanas, Valerie. S.C.U.M. Manifesto. AK Press, 2013.
Swofford, Anthony. Jarhead: A Marine’s Chronicle of the Gulf War and Other Battles. Scribner, 2003.
Wittig, Monique. Les Guérillères, translated by David Le Vay, University of Illinois, 2007.