Books for Review

Below you can find a list of books for review. 

Information for reviewers:

If you are interested in reviewing one of the following books listed below, please send a single file to the editorial office containing:
- short narrative biography (no more than 200 words);
- short list of your relevant publications;
- briefly describe your motivation to review the book (2-3 sentences)
- your postal address

A review is due to be sent to the editorial office in three months upon reviewer's receipt of the book. 

Book reviews are subject to peer-review, and reviewers should submit the text via email to 

Information for publishers:

Identities accepts offers from publishers for books to be reviewed in our journal. If we would like your book to be reviewed for us, please DO NOT send us a review copy directly. Rather, we will list your title in the list provided below, and once an interested reviewer is approved, we will then connect you, the publisher, with the reviewer, to arrange direct shipping of the physical copy of the book to the reviewer.

Please approach the editorial office with offers for books you deem relevant to our journal's readership.


Art and Cosmotechnics by Yuk Hui

La Philosophie non-standard de François Laruelle by Collective

Marx: Towards the Centre of Possibility by Kojin Karatani

Sex and the Failed Absolute by Slavoj Žižek

Prolegomena to Any Future Materialism: A Weak Nature Alone by Adrian Johnston

Opposing Colonialism, Antisemitism, and Turbo-Nationalism, edited by Marina Gržinić, Jovita Pristovšek, and Sophie Uitz

The Passion Projects: Modernist Women, Intimate Archives, Unfinished Lives by Melanie Micir

Before Trans: Three Gender Stories from Nineteenth-Century France by Rachel Mesch

Gaming Masculinity: Trolls, Fake Geeks, and the Gendered Battle for Online Culture by Megan Condis

Fighting for NOW: Diversity and Discord in the National Organization for Women by Kelsy Kretschmer

Taken for Granted: The Remarkable Power of the Unremarkable by Eviatar Zerubavel

Sexuelle Differenz in Serbien und Kroatien. Antizipatorische Homophobie in postjugoslawischen Dispositiven by Martin Mlinarić

Ethnicity, Democracy and Citizenship in Africa by Samantha Balaton-Chrimes

Archéologie et étymologie sémantiques: La traduction du Livre de l’Exode de la Bible Historiale (1295) by Xavier-Laurent Salvador

Youth Encounter Programs in Israel: Pedagogy, Identity, and Social Change by Karen Ross

From Martyr to Murderer: Representations of the Assassins in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century Europe by Meriem Pagès

Dutch Racism edited by Philomena Essed and Isabel Hoving

Jerusalem: Conflict and Cooperation in a Contested City edited by Madelaine Adelman and Miriam Fendius Elman

Cultural Conversions: Unexpected Consequences of Christian Missionary Encounters in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia edited by Heather J. Sharkey

Whiteness and Postcolonialism in the Nordic Region edited By Kristín Loftsdóttir and Lars Jensen


An Education in Sexuality and Sociality: Heteronormativity on Campus by Frank G. Karioris

Sophie Halaby in Jerusalem: An Artist’s Life by Laura S. Schor

Capitalism’s Holocaust of Animals: A Non-Marxist Critique of Capital, Philosophy and Patriarchy by Katerina Kolozova

The History of Animals: A Philosophy by Oxana Timofeeva

What Is Sex? by Alenka Zupančič

The Light that Failed: A Reckoning by Ivan Krastev and Stephen Holmes

Gender Theory in Troubled Times by Kathleen Lennon and Rachel Alsop

Tetralogos by François Laruelle

Intelligence and Spirit by Reza Negarestani