The World That Never Was

A True Story of Dreamers, Schemers, Anarchists, and Secret Agents Alex Butterworth     2011     544p     6 x 9 In the late nineteenth century, nations the world over were mired in economic recession and beset by social unrest, their leaders increasingly threatened by acts of terrorism and assassination from anarchist extremists. … Continue reading The World That Never Was

Granny Made Me An Anarchist

General Franco, The Angry Brigade, and Me Stuart Christie 2004 400p 5.5 x 8 In 1964, a fresh-faced, eighteen-year-old Glaswegian named Stuart Christie became the most famous anarchist in Britain. He was arrested delivering dynamite to Madrid to be used in the assassination of Spanish dictator General Franco. After serving three of his twenty-year sentence, … Continue reading Granny Made Me An Anarchist

The Story of Tatiana

Jacques Baynac     1994     255p     5 x 8 In the shadow of the Jungfrau’s peak that towers above Interlaken, Switzerland, Tatiana Leontiev carried out her act. Historian Jacques Baynac recounts the life of russian revolutionary before and after 1906, when she assassinated the person she believed was a tsarist minister. … Continue reading The Story of Tatiana

Living My Life Vol. I

Emma Goldman     1931     503p     5 x 8 Unabridged first half of Emma Goldman’s almost 1000 page autobiography. Based on years of journal entries, the names, events and descriptions are incredibly vivid even after years since they first happened. See an endless list of friends, comrades, lovers, enemies, co-conspirators and … Continue reading Living My Life Vol. I

101 Ways to Kill Your Boss

Graham Roumieu     2007     112p     7 x 5 From the author that was brave enough and tender enough to give us the first true-to-life biography of Big foot comes this inspiring how-to picture book. $4-10 Other works involving assassination, propaganda by the deed, revenge, humor, comics

The Russian Anarchists

Paul Avrich     1967     320p     5.5 x 8.5 From the nihilists of the 1870s to their anarchist, leninist and maximalist heirs, Avrich covers everything: bomb-throwers, philosophers, workers’ councils, the ukrainian makhnovtchina, the krondstadt uprising, the bolshevik betrayal, and the ordinary peasants, soldiers and workers committed to fighting for a truly free world. One of my favorite … Continue reading The Russian Anarchists

Anarchism and Violence

Severino Di Giovanni in Argentina, 1923-1931 Osvaldo Bayer   1970   210p   5 x 8 Originally in spanish, this reprint of the Elephant Editions translation tells the story of anarcho-banditry committed by Severino and his good friends, the brothers Scarfo. Bombings, bank robberies, and, like many of their kind, their shooting star ending. $3-10 … Continue reading Anarchism and Violence