WRITING

Facebooking the Anthropocene in Raja Ampat: Technics and Civilisation in the 21st Century
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New essays on garbage, smartphones, pornography, DJs, artificial intelligence, migration, dancing, and climate change. Publication in the fall of 2020 on PM Press.
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Sex Science Self: A Social History of Estrogen, Testosterone, and Identity
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Rethinking identity and activism in the pharmaceutical age. University of Massachusetts Press, 2016
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Raising Expectations (And Raising Hell)
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Co-authored with Jane McAlevey. Named by The Nation magazine as Most Valuable Book of 2012. New York: Verso, 2012
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The Graphic Design of the Radical Press and the Rise of the Counter-Culture 1964-1967
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“The Underground Press: A History”  Bob Ostertag provides the historical introduction to Geoff Kaplan’s Power to the People. University of Chicago Press, 2013.
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Creative Life: Music, Politics, People, and Machines
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Luminous essays on the nexus of music, politics, and technology. University of Illinois Press, 2009
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People’s Movements, People’s Press : The Journalism of Social Justice Movements
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A history of radical journalism in America. Beacon Press, 2006.
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The Yes Men: The True Story of the End of the World Trade Organization
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Jonathan Swift for the Jackass generation. Published anonymously as the Yes Men, co-authored with Mike Bonano and Andy Bichlbaum. Disinformation Press, 2004
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Ostertag Huffington Post
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From 2011-2017, Bob Ostertag wrote a widely read blog on the Huffington Post.
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