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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 collective ISBN: 978-1-62963-153-0 PP: 96 Publisher: PM Press This is one of my favorite PM Press books.

Book Review: New Taboos

March 30th: by John Shirley ISBN: 978-1-60486-761-9 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press John Shirley is one of the original “Dread Lords” of Cyberpunk who brought a new noir sensibility to science fiction and Fantasy in the ’90s.

Book Review: On A Move: The Story of Mumia Abu-Jamal

March 26th: by Terry Bisson ISBN: 978-0-87486-901-9 9780874869019 PP: 215 Publisher: Litmus Books £9.99 This is terse, efficient prose.

Book Review: The Wild Girls

March 9th: by Ursula Le Guin ISBN: 978-1-60486-403-8 PP: 112 Publisher: PM Press £9.99 With an epic author like Le Guin, I couldn’t help but go straight to her interview with Bisson.

Book Review: Antifascism, Sports, Sobriety

March 2nd: by Julius Deutsch, edited & translated by Gabriel Kuhn ISBN: 978-1-62963-154-7 PP: 128 Publisher: PM Press £11.99 This book is too short.

Book Review: Marge Piercy’s My Life, My Body

February 23rd: Author: Marge Piercy Publisher: PM Press/Outspoken Authors ISBN: 978-1-62963-105-9 Pages: 128 This is a highly enjoyable collection of very readable “essays, poems, memoirs, reviews, rants, and railleries.” Mostly non-fiction, it’s strong and political throughout many of the works.