Film Review: Dunkirk

August 17th: Directed by Christopher Nolan Released Jul 2017 Running Time 106 minutes Nolan’s Dunkirk amounts to a nostalgic remake of a 1950s World War II film where the brilliant cinematography and immersive sound fails to make up for the nationalist myth making and glorification of war.

Book review: Raising Hell

August 10th: by Norman Spinrad ISBN: 978-1-60486-810-4 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press, 2014 £9.99 Raising Hell opens this installment of Outspoken Authors (OA) with a doozy: union organisers, sentenced to Hell, unionise demons and eventually help Lucifer with his own identity crisis.

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Book review: Against Doom — A Climate Insurgency Manual

August 3rd: by Jeremy Brecher ISBN: 978-1-62963-385-5 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press 2017 £11.99 Easy to read 100 page book about how to collaborate and proactively work to stop the end of the world — or at least the extermination of humanity — aka climate change.

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Book Review: The Day the Country Died — A History of Anarcho Punk 1980–1984

July 27th: by Ian Glasper ISBN: 978-1-60486-516-5 PP: 496 Publisher: PM Press, 2014 £19.43 There are many great things about Ian Glasper’s The Day the Country Died: A History of Anarcho Punk 1980–1984.

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Book review: The Science of Herself

July 20th: by Karen Joy Fowler ISBN: 978-1-60486-825-8 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press, 2013 £10.99 Fowler’s multiple short pieces make for a great introduction to her work, voice, and style.

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Book review: The Lucky Strike

July 13th: by Kim Stanley Robinson ISBN: 978-1-60486-085-6 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press, 2009 £ The New York Times has a blurb on the front of this book — and the back.

Book review: Romantic Rationalist — A William Godwin Reader

July 6th: Edited by Peter Marshall ISBN: 978-1-62963-228-5 PP: 192 Publisher: PM Press, 2017 £15.99 If interested in the roots of modern anarchism, you’ll at least know William Godwin’s name.

Book Review: Left of the Left — my memories of Sam Dolgoff

June 29th: by Anatole Dolgoff ISBN: 978-1-84935-248-2 PP: 400 Publisher: AK Press, 2016 £17 Sam Dolgoff was an American anarchist and wobbly (member of the Industrial Workers of the World).

Book review: TVA Baby

June 22nd: by Terry Bisson ISBN: 978-1-60486-405-2 PP: 192 Publisher: PM Press, 2011 £13.99 Differentiating Bisson’s writing from his political work is hard.

Book Review: The Traffic Power Structure

April 6th: by Planka.nu collective ISBN: 978-1-62963-153-0 PP: 96 Publisher: PM Press This is one of my favorite PM Press books.