Obsolete Communism

The Left Wing Alternative Daniel Cohn-Bendit     1968     272p     5.5 x 8.5 In May 68 a student protest spread to other universities, to Paris factories and in a few weeks to most of France. A million Parisians marched; ten million workers went out on strike. This is Daniel Cohn-Bendit’s – … Continue reading Obsolete Communism

Jumping the Line

The Adventures and Misadventures of an American Radical William Herrick     2001     280p     6 x 9 Jumping the Line offers a vivid, sobering, first-hand account of Left culture in America’s heady days of the 20s through the 40s. William Herrick grew up in New York City with pictures of Lenin … Continue reading Jumping the Line

The Blood of Spain

An Oral History of the Spanish Civil War Ronald Fraser ed. 1979 628p 6.5 x 9.5 A massive oral history of the spanish civil war. $7-15 Other works involving spanish civil war, anarchism, communism, fascism, the united front, anti-fascism, the abraham lincoln brigades, stalin, spain, 1920s, 1930s, 1900s


Post-Political Politics Christian Marazzi & Sylvère Lotringer     2007     340p     7 x 10 ‘Most of the writers who contributed to the issue were locked up at the time in Italian jails…. I was trying to draw the attention of the American Left, which still believed in Eurocommunism, to the fate … Continue reading Autonomia

Animal Farm

George Orwell 1947 140p MMPB A concise novella dealing with the rise and betrayal of the revolution waged by over-worked animals on a little farm. A great explanation of recuperation and the corruption of power. $1-5 Other works involving george orwell, totalitarianism, recuperation, communism, work, stalin, dystopia, fiction


George Orwell 1948 292p MMPB Classic anti-authoritarian novel about a totalitarianism. Set in the future dystopian world of 1984, where wars are fought with the same people that the government previously armed, language is being deconstructed and erased so that people don’t even know how to think and speak against the powerful few who run … Continue reading 1984

In the Crossfire

Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary Ngo Van     1995     296p     6 x 9 Although the Vietnam War is still well known, few people in the english-speaking world are aware of the decades of struggles against the French colonial regime that preceded it, many of which had no connection with the … Continue reading In the Crossfire

Anarchist Voices

An Oral History of Anarchism in America Paul Avrich   2005   592p   6 x 9 The 180 interviewees in this oral history (mostly anarchists, but also their friends, associates and relatives) represent diverse political tendencies – individualists, collectivists, pacifists, revolutionaries. The respondents give firsthand recollections of Emma Goldman, Rudolf Rocker, Sacco and Vanzetti and other key … Continue reading Anarchist Voices

Against His-Story, Against Leviathan

Fredy Perlman   1983   296p   5 x 8 How Civilization encroached on free peoples. On every continent scribes, traders and kings promoted division of labor, professional armies, social discipline, national, ethnic and class fervor.  $7-15 Other works involving fredy perlman, civilization, the wild, technology, recuperation, progress, primitivism, heresy, patriarchy, first nations struggles, peasant revolts, monarchs, nature, slave … Continue reading Against His-Story, Against Leviathan