WANTED:

Men to Fill the Jails of Spokane! John Duda     2009     136p     5 x 8 Mass civil disobedience, train-hopping militants, insurrectionist poets, radical marching bands, and a victory for a precarious proletariat—in 1909! Published for the 100th Anniversary of the Spokane Free Speech Fight, Wanted: Men to Fill the Jails … Continue reading WANTED:

Carl Sandburg

The People’s Pugilist Carl Sandburg & Matthias Regan     2009     282p     5 x 8 Carl Sandburg is widely known as the ‘great’ poet from Illinois, and especially remembered for his monumental three-volume biographical study of Abraham Lincoln. He was also a journalist, author of children’s stories, and pathbreaking songwriter. This … Continue reading Carl Sandburg

Surrealist Experiences

1001 Dawns, 221 Midnights Penelope Rosemont     1999     194p     5 x 8 Rosemont’s first book of articles and essays. It includes nearly two dozen texts originally published in surrealist journals from 1970 through the 90s, plus eleven that appear here for the first time. An ardent defender of all that … Continue reading Surrealist Experiences

The Forecast is Hot!

Tracts & Other Collective Declarations of the Surrealist Movement in the U.S., 1966-1976 Penelope Rosemont, Paul Garon & Franklin Rosemont     1997     276p     5 x 8 In 1966, the first indigenous Surrealist Group in the US was organized in Chicago. From there, it spread. This book is a compendium of … Continue reading The Forecast is Hot!

Fellow Worker

The Life Of Fred Thompson Fred Thompson & David Roediger     1994     93p     5 x 8 Fred Thompson—1900–1987—socialist, Wobbly, organizer, soapboxer, editor, class-war prisoner, educator, historian, and publisher (it was he who spearheaded the effort to get the Charles H. Kerr Company back on its feet in the 1970s). Here … Continue reading Fellow Worker

Down Below

Leonora Carrington     1944     53p     4.5 x 8 Best known for her dazzling paintings and tales of black humor, Carrington is one of contemporary surrealism’s outstanding spokespersons. Born and raised in England, she joined the international surrealist movement in 1937. Down Below recounts her adventures in Spain ‘on the other … Continue reading Down Below

A Menagerie in Revolt

Selected Writings of Benjamin Peret Benjamin Peret     2009     148p     5 x 8 From Charles H. Kerr, “Peret’s writings testify with burning clarity to his relentless devotion to the cause of breaking the social, cultural, and psychological fetters which reduce the imagination to misery and degradation. An essential collection by … Continue reading A Menagerie in Revolt