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A work eighty years in the making, Leon Trotsky's unfinished masterpiece:
George Orwell Illustrated
George Orwell’s story told in full, with a light touch and copious illustrations
A James Connolly Reader
A stirring collection of James Connolly's most important speeches and writing.
Otto Bauer (1881-1938)
A stirring, ground breaking, political biography of the most important leader of the Austrian Social Democratic Workers Party’s, Otto Bauer.
Reminiscences of Lenin
Nadezhda Konstantinova Krupskaya
A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
Trotsky on Lenin
in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by fellow revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
Doug Enaa Greene
This book discusses the life and political activity of French Communist Louis-Auguste Blanqui and the problems of his political current.
A bracing, concise, and accessible overview of the entirety of Marx’s thought, by a major figure of twentieth-century Western Marxism.
On the Formation of Marxism
In this gripping new intellectual biography, Jukka Gronow examines Karl Kautsky’s influence on the European labor movement.
Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937
Barbara C. Allen
The first biographyin any languageof Alexander Shlyapnikov, a leader and founder, along with Kollontai, of the Workers’ Opposition.
Tomas Young's War
An Iraq war veteran's powerful testament to the true cost of war.
Voices of Liberation
A perfect introduction to one of the most influential figures in the fields of post-colonial studies, critical theory, and Marxism.
Life and Death of Leon Trotsky
Natalia Ivanovna Sedova
A biography of Leon Trotsky by two of his close friends and collaborators
Marxism in a Lost Century
The first political and intellectual biography of the founder of the American version of council communism, Paul Mattick
The Letters of Joe Hill
The legend of Joe Hill, brought to life through his letters, songs, and writings.
Salaita’s controversial firing by the University of Illinois provoked a national conversation about academic freedom and the question of Palestine.
Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.
Always on Strike
A history of the Industrial Workers of the World's golden years as lived by one of its guiding lights.
A Great and Terrible World
This edition of letters by Antonio Gramsci vividly evokes the 'great and terrible world' in which he lived.
Worth Fighting For
Former US Army Ranger walks across America for a fallen comrade and finds his voice as a war resister.
Kollotai was a brilliant and passionate defender of the ideals of the Russian revolution and women's liberation.
Lydersen lambasts Chicago's nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the one-percent.
I Am Troy Davis
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A riveting eyewitness account of the Davis family's courageous struggle against America's flawed criminal justice system.
This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.