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Countersexual Manifesto

Author: Paul B. Preciado | Reference: P4090 | ISBN: 978-0231175623 | Type: Publication

Seeking to overthrow all constraints on what can be done with and to the body, Preciado offers a provocative challenge to even the most radical claims about gender, sexuality, and desire.

Expecting the Earth: Life | Culture | Biosemiotics

Author: Wendy Wheeler | Reference: P3940 | ISBN: 9781910448670 | Type: Publication

Formulates a history and theory of biosemiotic and proto-biosemiotic thinking in order to open up new possibilities of contemporary social, philosophical, aesthetic and technological engagement. 

Whale Nation

Editor: Heathcote Williams | Reference: P3928 | ISBN: 978-0224025690 | Type: Publication

Celebrates whales in verse and photographs, and in an anthology of prose writings from the worlds of science and literature.

The Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

Author: Adam Rutherford | Reference: P3657 | ISBN: 978-0297609407 | Type: Publication

This original and entertaining tour of life on Earth explores how many of the things once considered to be exclusively human are not: we are not the only species that communicates, makes tools, utilises fire, or has sex for reasons other than to make new versions of ourselves. Evolution has, however, allowed us to develop our culture to a level of complexity that outstrips any other observed in nature.

Bioart Kitchen: Art, Feminism and Technoscience

Author: Lindsay Kelley | Reference: P3324 | ISBN: 978-1784534134 | Type: Publication

Explores a wide spectrum of seemingly unconnected subjects, which, when brought together, offer a more inclusive, expansive history of bioart, namely: home economics; the feminist art of the 1970s; tissue culture methodologies; domestic computing; and contemporary artistic engagements with biotechnology.

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community

Author: Laura Erikson Schroth | Reference: P2453 | ISBN: 978-0199325351 | Type: Publication

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is a revolutionary resource-a comprehensive, reader-friendly guide for transgender people, with each chapter written by transgender or genderqueer authors

Cyborgs in Mutation

Author: Meiling Cheng | Reference: P0501 | Type: Publication

Review of the California-based company.