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Archive for September, 2010

Carlo Tresca and the fight against Fascism in the US

Monday, September 13th, 2010

(Above photo of Tresca addressing workers, likely in PA in 1904 or 05, from the collection of N. Pernicone) Hot off the press this week is a new edition of Nunzio Pernicone’s biography Carlo Tresca: Portrait of A Rebel. We are pleased to announce this revised paperback edition (the hardcover edition was published back in [...]

Kate Sharpley Library Blog!

Friday, September 10th, 2010

The rumoured Kate Sharpley Library blog has now appeared. It “will share, notes, news, and more. It is a special place to share information from the archive that you might not find anywhere else.” The first entry is an article on Mat Kavanagh and the History of Anarchism. It’s partly about how movements record their [...]

Black Bloc, White Riot

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Just received two cartons of AK Thompson’s new treatise Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent here in Baltimore, and it looks phenomenal. With a cover designed by the ever-innovative Josh MacPhee, and printed on a rougher cover stock than one normally finds on AK Press books, I think this is one [...]

The Poetics of Resistance Roadshow!

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Okay, not really … BUT, Jeff Conant, author of A Poetics of Resistance: The Revolutionary Public Relations of the Zapatista Insurgency, takes to the road this month with a fantastic East Coast tour. If you’re in any of the cities Jeff will be visiting over the next three weeks (including, but not limited to, Burlington, [...]

September’s Backlist Sale!

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Happy September! Looking good everyone!! So, in the four or five month tradition of me randomly choosing some AK Press titles for a 50% off sale, I’ve done it again! If you meant to buy them and procrastinated, you’re in luck. For the entire month, these books are on sale: How the Irish Invented Slang [...]

OMFG, this year’s Radical Bookfair in Baltimore’s gonna kick ass

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

I will now proceed to use the AK Press Blog to shamelessly promote an event that I have been co-organizing for the past five years: The Mid-Atlantic Radical Bookfair, a three-day cavalcade of radical and anarchist authors, publishers, zinesters, and bookgeeks of all varieties that takes place every year here in Baltimore. After two years [...]