December 9th: Riding for Deliveroo Callum Cant Polity Books, 2019 ISBN: 9781509535514 In November, Deliveroo and UberEats couriers in Sheffield went out on strike, the latest instalment in an unpredictable series of flare-ups and disputes that have broken out in the industry over the last few years.
December 6th: Good Times in Dystopia George F Zero Books, 2020 ISBN: 9781789041902 Review by Peter Bearder Featured Image by oneslutriot Additional artwork by Junk Comix The literary output of squats, occupations and other autonomous spaces is vanishingly small.
November 26th: Vicky Osterweil's brilliant and radical In Defense Of Looting: A Riotous History Of Uncivil Action explores and defines the tension and relationship between violent tactics and non-violent protest throughout the American civil rights movement from colonial days up to the uprisings of the 90s and 00s.
October 2nd: Artist: Efa Supertramp Apocalipstick Blues Label: Afiach Release Date: 2nd October 2020 Website: www.efasupertramp.co.uk Welsh solo acoustic-punk Efa Supertramp returns with Apocalipstick Blues, the long-awaited follow up to her 2015 debut Rhyddid yw y Freuddwyd (Freedom is the dream).
September 24th: My pen won’t break, but borders will By Parwana Amiri Published by w2eu-Alarm Phone, 2020 Parwana Amiri is a young girl from Afghanistan who lived in the Moria camp together with her family after reaching Lesbos in September 2019.
September 16th: Coketown By Barney Farmer Wrecking Ball Press, 2019 ISBN: 978-1-903110-68-3 If you’ve encountered Barney Farmer’s work at all, it’ll likely be for his cartoons with Lee Healey, published in Viz but also spreading across the internet: most notably Drunken Bakers, the bleakly compelling tale of a hellish alcoholic bakery, and the Male Online, a study
September 1st: Great Anarchists By Ruth Kinna and Clifford Harper Dog Section Press 2020 ISBN: 978-1-9160365-6-7 Review by Jim Jepps With the newly released Great Anarchists, Dog Section Press continue their project of stylishly bringing radical ideas to a wider, non-academic audience.
August 3rd: Taking a deep dive into Mary Trump’s recent work on the political psychopathology of her US President uncle.
July 7th: Diary Of A Squat (1989) Written by Jean Delarue Read by Dorothy Spencer and Carl Cattermole We loved this very rare and beautiful book so much that we made it into a free audiobook.