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ICA Book of the Year 2014

ICA Book of the Year

Shoppers have been emailing and tweeting the Institute of Contemporary Art book shop in London as to what their favourite books of 2014 have been, and – brilliantly – Eddie Chambers’ Black Artists in British Art has made the fifteen strong cut.

To have your say as to who wins – and to be in with a chance of winning a bundle of books and DVDs  – head over to the ICA’s survey and place your vote.

Voting and entry to the prize draw closes at midnight on Sunday 18 January. The winning book will be announced and the winner of the prize draw contacted on the week beginning 19 January.

ICA Book of the Year Shortlist:

Lauren Berlant and Lee Edelman / Sex, or the Unbearable
Julie Bindel / Straight Expectations
Nick Bostrom / Superintelligence: Paths, Dangers, Strategies
Eddie Chambers / Black Artists in British Art
Danny Dorling / Inequality and the 1%
Mark Fisher / Ghosts of My Life
Roxane Gay / Bad Feminist
Boris Groys / On the New
Branden Hookway / Interface
Tansy E. Hoskins / Stitched Up: The Anti-Capitalist Book of Fashion
Naomi Klein / This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate
Katrina Palmer / The Fabricator’s Tale
Beatriz Preciado / Testo Junkie: Sex, Drugs and Biopolitics in the Pharmacopornographic Era
Jacqueline Rose / Women in Dark Times
Astra Taylor / The People’s Platform: And Other Digital Delusions

For more information visit the ICA’s website. ■

Further reading

Black British artists who should be better known
Extract: Celebrating Nelson’s Ships

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