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Roots of My Radicalism: A Review of Granny Made Me an Anarchist

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Roots of My Radicalism: A Review of Granny Made Me an Anarchist Eleanor J. Bader From the March 20, 2009 issue of the Indypendent Granny Made Me an Anarchist: General Franco, the Angry Brigade and Me By Stuart Christie AK Press, 2007 Growing up, many of us got from Granny what we didn’t get from [...]

REVIEW: Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America by Louis Adamic

Friday, March 27th, 2009

We love it when people review AK Books! This review of our new edition of Louis Adamic’s Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America first appeared in the Los Angeles Times on February 8, 2009. We repost it here with the generous permission of the author. * * * BOOK REVIEW: Dynamite: The Story [...]

Upcoming Anarchist Book Fairs: Valencia (Spain) and Portland, Oregon (USA)!

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

April 4, 2009 (Valencia) – This is the ninth annual anarchist book fair in Valencia. Events will include presentations on books, discussions, and other activities. For more information, please visit this site: * * * Anyone on the west coast of the United States in June will want to check out the Portland Anarchist [...]

New Kate Sharpley Library Website

Wednesday, March 25th, 2009

We recently received an email from the folks at the Kate Sharpley Library. As we’ve said on this blog before, the KSL is an incredibly important resource for our movement and we highly recommend, after you read the announcement below, that you visit their new web site, read your fill, donate, offer to help out, [...]

AK Press: Coming Soon to an Event Near You?

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

The AK Press collective is pleased to announce our spring tabling schedule. We hope to see you all at some of these events—and please let us know if you are organizing (or attending) an event that we should be tabling at but that is missing from this list! March 27-29 in Baltimore The City From [...]

Video from the Los Angeles Anarchist Book Fair

Friday, March 20th, 2009

Those unable to attend last December’s Los Angeles Anarchist Book Fair may wish to check out the following video, which provides a great overview of this inspiring, exciting event. * * * Also, here’s a brief interview with Ashanti (“the Anarchist Panther”) Alston about the bookfair and anarchism generally.

Dancing with the Devil, Part 1:

The Semi-Sober Reflections of an Anarchist Businessman

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

This is the first in a hopefully multi-part series about the questions raised by anarchist projects that employ and depend upon capitalist business practices. I’ve written this first installment as a sort of personal take on my experiences in several such projects. In the future, I intend to interview other “anarchist businesses.” And I’d also [...]

A big, heartfelt *Thank You* from the entire AK Collective!

Monday, March 16th, 2009

* * * The entire AK Collective would like to thank everyone who visited AK’s tables at last weekend’s Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair. It really means a lot to us when you come by and say hello, purchase our books, and let us know that you support and value our work. Thank you so much! [...]

Upcoming AK Events in the Bay Area!

Friday, March 13th, 2009

The Bookfair/AK Press SALEabration! This weekend, buy AK Press-published titles for 25% off! We decided that since we will be selling our own books on the cheap this weekend at the Anarchist Bookfair (see below), those of you who cannot attend should not be penalized further. Be warned: our website’s shopping cart system was created [...]

Arm the Spirit! An interview with Diana Block

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

It’s a busy month for AK’s intrepid publicist (um, me)—March marks the release of four amazing new titles, all of them fantastic reads, all of which you should go out and buy or ask your local library to stock! It never ceases to amaze me how different the titles we publish are … and at [...]

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