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Five More Books on Marx and Marxism

By way of a sequel to this from a few years back, here are five more books about Marx and/or Marxism that use the materialist method to understand the world. The first of these has to be Empire by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri (2000). It had sat on my shelf for 16 years before I finally got round to reading it this summer, and I've kicked myself ever since. In a great working of theoretical synthesis, Hardt and Negri bring together theories of political sovereignty, political economy, Marxism, and postmodernism in an entirely convincing whole.
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