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Reading list


Indra Sinha, Animal’s People (Simon and Schuster, 2007)
Paulo Bacigalupi, The Water Knife (Orbit, 2015)
Amitav Ghosh, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable (University of Chicago Press, 2016) – NB: available as an e-book at the Warwick Library


Christophe Bonneuil and Jean-Baptiste Fressoz, The Shock of the Anthropocene (Verso, 2016)
Nick Dyer-Witheford, Cyber-Proletariat: Global Labour in the Digital Vortex (Pluto, 2015)
Jason W. Moore, Capitalism in the Web of Life: Ecology and the Accumulation of Capital (Verso, 2015)
Andreas Malm, The Progress of this Storm: Nature and Society in a Warming World (Verso, 2018)
Kathryn Yusoff, A Billion Black Anthropocenes or None (Minnesota, 2018)

For consultation:

Frank Biermann and Eva Lövbrand, eds., Anthropocene Encounters: New Directions in Green Political Thinking. (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
Timothy Clark, Ecocriticism on the Edge: The Anthropocene as a Threshold Concept (Bloomsbury, 2015)
Deborah Danowski and Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, The Ends of the World, trans. Rodrigo Nunes (Polity, 2016)
Jeremy Davies, The Birth of the Anthropocene (University of California Press, 2016)
Heather Davis, Art in the Anthropocene: Encounters Among Aesthetics, Politics, Environments and Epistemologies (Open Humanities Press, 2015)
Elizabeth Deloughrey, Allegories of the Anthropocene (Duke University Press, 2019)
John Bellamy Foster, Marx's Ecology: Materialism and Nature (Monthly Review Press, 2000)
Peter Frase, Four Futures: Life after Capitalism (Verso, 2016)
Anne Fremaux, After the Anthropocene: Green Republicanism in a Post-Capitalist World (Palgrave, 2019)
Clive Hamilton, Christophe Bonneuil and François Gemenne, eds., The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis: Rethinking Modernity in a New Epoch (Routledge, 2015)
Donna Haraway, Staying with the Trouble: Making Kin in the Chthulucene (Duke University Press, 2016)
E. Ann Kaplan, Climate Trauma: Foreseeing the Future in Dystopian Film and Fiction (Rutgers University Press, 2016)
Simon L. Lewis and Mark A. Maslin, The Human Planet: How We Created the Anthropocene (Pelican 2018)
J. R. McNeill and Peter Engelke, The Great Acceleration: An Environmental History of the Anthropocene Since 1945 (Harvard University Press, 2016)
Tobias Meneley and Jesse Taylor Oak, eds., Anthropocene Reading: Literary History in Geologic Times (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017)
Carolyn Merchant, The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution (Harper & Rowe, 1983)
Jason W. Moore, ed., Anthropocene or Capitalocene? Nature, History, and the Crisis of Capitalism (PM Press, 2016)
Rob Nixon, Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor (Harvard University Press, 2013)
Jussi Parikka, The Anthrobscene (University of Minnesota Press, 2015)
Jedediah Purdy, After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene (Harvard University Press, 2016)
Roy Scranton, Learning to Die in the Anthropocene: Reflections on the End of a Civilization (City Lights, 2015)
Alexander Stoner and Antony Melathopoulos, Freedom in the Anthropocene: Twentieth-Century Helplessness in the Face of Climate Change (Palgrave Pivot, 2015)
Shelley Streeby, Imagining the Future of Climate Change: World-Making Through Science Fiction and Activism (University of California Press, 2018)
Adam Trexler, Anthropocene Fictions: The Novel in a Time of Climate Change (University of Virginia Press, 2015)
Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, Heather Swanson, Elaine Gan and Nils Bubandt, eds., Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet: Ghosts and Monsters of the Anthropocene (University of Minnesota Press, 2017)
Mackenzie Wark, Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene (Verso, 2015)
Alan Weisman, The World Without Us (Virgin, 2008)
Wilson, Sheena, Adam Carlson and Imre Szeman, eds., Petrocultures: Oil, Politics, Culture (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017)