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
Documents From Chicago’s Clandestine Abortion Service, 1968-1973 Firestarter Press ed. 2004 60p 5 x 8 Jane was the abortion counseling service affiliated with the Chicago Women’s Liberation Union (CWLU). Before abortion was legalized in 1973, Jane members, none of whom were physicians, performed over 11,000 illegal abortions. Their philosophy … Continue reading Jane
A Graphic Account From Oaxaca Ana Nimo 2007 12p 5 x 8 From the author: ‘This book represents my interpretation of the events in Oaxaca from June thru November of 2006. It is influenced by my perspective as a visitor and an anti-authoritarian. I’m sure there are as many … Continue reading ¡Fuera Ulises!
Nawal El Saadawi 1975 128p MMPB ‘All the men I did get to know, every single man of them, has filled me with but one desire: to lift my hand and bring it smashing down on his face. But because I am a woman I have never had the … Continue reading Woman at Point Zero
Peter Doggett 2009 608p 6 x 9 Between 1965 and 1972, political activists around the globe prepared to mount a revolution. While the Vietnam War raged, calls for black power grew louder and liberation movements erupted everywhere from Berkeley, Detroit, and Newark, to Paris, Berlin, Ghana, and Peking. Rock … Continue reading There’s A Riot Going On
A Novel of Gilded Age New York Marge Piercy 2005 425p 6 x 9 Post–Civil War New York City is the battleground of the American dream. In this era of free love, emerging rights of women, and brutal sexual repression, Freydeh, a spirited young Jewish immigrant, toils at different … Continue reading Sex Wars
Angelo Quattrocchi 2010 192p 5 x 8 The Pope is Not Gay! is an irreverent history of homophobic and sexist obscurantism in the Holy Roman Church and an endoscopic examination of its greatest contemporary advocate, Pope Benedict XVI. In his inimitable style, anarchist Angelo Quattrocchi traces the evolution of … Continue reading The Pope is NOT Gay!
1492 to Present Howard Zinn 1980 768p 6 x 9 In Zinn’s own words, ‘My history… describes the inspiring struggle of those who have fought slavery and racism (Frederick Douglass, William Lloyd Garrison, Fannie Lou Hamer, Bob Moses), of the labor organizers who have led strikes for the rights … Continue reading A People’s History of the United States
Women in the Armed Resistance to Fascism and German Occupation (1936–1945) Ingrid Strobl 2002 320p 6 x 9 Common stereotypes of women during wartime relegate them to the sidelines of history—to supporting roles like dutiful munitions factory workers or devoted wives waiting for their men to return home. The … Continue reading Partisanas
Vera Figner 1920 336p 6 x 9 In this classic memoir, Figner recounts her journey from aristocrat to revolutionary, candidly relating the experiences that shaped her ideas and provoked her to political action and violence. As she reflects on her own lifelong commitment to improving the lives of ordinary … Continue reading Memoirs of a Revolutionist