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Upcoming anarchist books in 2023

A round-up of titles coming out over the next few months on anarchism and related topics. Freedom Press Anarchy in Actionby Colin WardPublication: OctoberISBN: 978-1-904491-45-3This year marks five decades since the release of Ward’s most influential book introducing anarchism in the everyday. This seminal piece will be republishied with supporting essays from writers in the

Upcoming titles on anarchism

Across the broader anarchist and left publishing industry there’s a number of books coming out over the next few months on the subject of anarchism which may be worth keeping an eye out for. Some titles, particularly from AK and PM, will be released in ebook format but may not initially by available as paperbacks,

Review: Lost in Work

Amelia Horgan’s Lost in Work acts both as a bread and butter introduction to why and how work under capitalism is so bad, and as a provocation to the left’s standard understanding of work and organising. By Amelia HoganPluto PressISBN: 978-0-745340-91-3176 pages£9.99 Most of us have, at some point or another in our lives, experienced

The anarchist reading list: Summer 2019

Below is a brief run-down of a selection of books recently or soon to be published in the forthcoming months which we feel may be of interest to anarchists. Three main criteria are affordability, accessibility and availability. AK Press have a bumper selection lined up including: Down with the Law: Anarchist Individualist Writings from Early

Book review: Raising Hell

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. Quality stuff. Punchy dialog. Guest appearances by Hoffa and Gompers. Fun commentary on religion. Explorations of Lucifer’s

Book review: TVA Baby

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. In his The Left Left Behind, Bisson states you can’t separate his politics from his writing (101). So maybe it’s normal that whenever I read Bisson, it’s always framed knowing he was involved with anti-imperialism and