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Howl and Other Poems
by Allen Ginsberg
$7.95 | 5 in stock

Allen Ginsberg's Howl and Other Poems was originally published by City Lights Books in the Fall of 1956. Subsequently seized by U.S. customs and the San Francisco police, it was the subject of a long court trail at which a series of poets and professors persuaded the court that the book was not obscene. Howl & Other Poems is the single most influential poetic work of the post-World War II era, with over 1,000,000 copies now in print.

Love is Not Enough
by Frances Gregory
$13.00 | 26 in stock

Love is Not Enough was written over the course of the year after the suicide of Frances Gregory's mother. The poems are an investigation into the circumstantial and relational dynamics of grief as well as the bloody spectres of patriarchy and generational trauma.

New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, The
by Michelle Alexander
$19.95 | 2 in stock

Once in a great while a book comes along that changes the way we see the world and helps to fuel a nationwide social movement. The New Jim Crow is such a book. Praised by Harvard Law professor Lani Guinier as "brave and bold," this book directly challenges the notion that the election of Barack Obama signals a new era of colorblindness. With dazzling candor, legal scholar Michelle Alexander argues that "we have not ended racial caste in America; we have merely redesigned it." By targeting black men through the War on Drugs and decimating communities of color, the U.S. criminal justice system functions as a contemporary system of racial control—relegating millions to a permanent second-class status—even as it formally adheres to the principle of colorblindness. In the words of Benjamin Todd Jealous, president and CEO of the NAACP, this book is a "call to action."

Called "stunning" by Pulitzer Prize–winning historian David Levering Lewis, "invaluable" by the Daily Kos, "explosive" by Kirkus, and "profoundly necessary" by the Miami Herald, this updated and revised paperback edition of The New Jim Crow, now with a foreword by Cornel West, is a must-read for all people of conscience.

American Gods
by Neil Gaiman
$9.99 | 1 in stock

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir
by Sherman Alexie
$28.00 | 6 in stock

Who Rules the World?
by Noam Chomsky
$18.00 | 4 in stock

In an incisive, thorough analysis of the current international situation, Noam Chomsky examines the way that the United States, despite the rise of Europe and Asia, still largely sets the terms of global discourse. Drawing on a wide range of examples, from the sordid history of U.S. involvement with Cuba to the sanctions on Iran, he details how America’s rhetoric of freedom and human rights so often diverges from its actions. He delves deep into the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Israel-Palestine, providing unexpected and nuanced insights into the workings of imperial power on our increasingly chaotic planet. And, in a new afterword, he addresses the election of Donald Trump and what it shows about American society. Fierce, unsparing, and meticulously documented, Who Rules the World? delivers the indispensable understanding of the central issues of our time that we have come to expect from Chomsky.

A is for Activist
by Innosanto Nagara
$9.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 6 in stock

A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who want their kids to grow up in a space that is unapologetic about activism, environmental justice, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, and everything else that activists believe in and fight for.

No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need
by Naomi Klein
$16.95 | 1 in stock

Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body
by Roxane Gay
$25.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle's Topography
by David B Williams
$18.95 | 1 in stock

Underground Railroad, The
by Colson Whitehead
$26.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Adulthood Is a Myth
by Sarah Andersen
$14.99 | 1 in stock

Do you love networking to advance your career? Is adulthood an exciting new challenge for which you feel fully prepared? Ugh. Please go away. 2016 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARD WINNER FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS AND COMICS! These casually drawn, perfectly on-point comics by the hugely popular young Brooklyn-based artist Sarah Andersen are for the rest of us. They document the wasting of entire beautiful weekends on the internet, the unbearable agony of holding hands on the street with a gorgeous guy, and dreaming all day of getting home and back into pajamas. In other words, the horrors and awkwardnesses of young modern life. Oh and they are totally not autobiographical. At all.

by Colin Meloy
$9.99 | 2 in stock

Prue McKeel’s life is ordinary. That is, until her brother is abducted by a murder of crows and taken to the Impassable Wilderness, a dense, tangled forest on the edge of Portland. No one’s ever gone in--or at least returned to tell of it. So begins an adventure that will take Prue and her friend Curtis deep into the Impassable Wilderness. There they uncover a secret world in the midst of violent upheaval--a world full of warring creatures, peaceable mystics, and powerful figures with the darkest intentions. And what begins as a rescue mission becomes something much greater as the two friends find themselves entwined in a struggle for the very freedom of this wilderness. A wilderness the locals call Wildwood.

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel
$15.99 | 3 in stock

White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
by Nancy Isenberg
$17.00 | 3 in stock

“When you turn an election into a three-ring circus, there’s always a chance that the dancing bear will win,” says Isenberg of the political climate surrounding Sarah Palin. And we recognize how right she is today. Yet the voters that put Trump in the White House have been a permanent part of our American fabric, argues Isenberg. The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the earliest British colonial settlement to today's hillbillies. They were alternately known as “waste people,” “offals,” “rubbish,” “lazy lubbers,” and “crackers.” By the 1850s, the downtrodden included so-called “clay eaters” and “sandhillers,” known for prematurely aged children distinguished by their yellowish skin, ragged clothing, and listless minds. Surveying political rhetoric and policy, popular literature and scientific theories over four hundred years, Isenberg upends assumptions about America’s supposedly class-free society––where liberty and hard work were meant to ensure real social mobility. Poor whites were central to the rise of the Republican Party in the early nineteenth century, and the Civil War itself was fought over class issues nearly as much as it was fought over slavery. Reconstruction pitted poor white trash against newly freed slaves, which factored in the rise of eugenics–-a widely popular movement embraced by Theodore Roosevelt that targeted poor whites for sterilization. These poor were at the heart of New Deal reforms and LBJ’s Great Society; they haunt us in reality TV shows like Here Comes Honey Boo Boo and Duck Dynasty. Marginalized as a class, white trash have always been at or near the center of major political debates over the character of the American identity. We acknowledge racial injustice as an ugly stain on our nation’s history. With Isenberg’s landmark book, we will have to face the truth about the enduring, malevolent nature of class as well.

Have Black Lives Ever Mattered?
by Mumia Abu-Jamal
$15.95 | 1 in stock

Last Wolf & Herman, The
by László Krasznahorkai
$15.95 | 1 in stock

Two short masterworks by the most recent winner of the Man Booker International Prize: here, in miniature, is every reason why he won The Last Wolf, translated by George Szirtes, features a classic, obsessed Krasznahorkai narrator, a man hired to write (by mistake, by a glitch of fate) the true tale of the last wolf of Extremadura, a barren stretch of Spain. This miserable experience (being mistaken for another, dragged about a cold foreign place, appalled by a species’ end) is narrated―all in a single sentence―as a sad looping tale, a howl more or less, in a dreary wintry Berlin bar to a patently bored bartender. The Last Wolf is Krasznahorkai in a maddening nutshell―with the narrator trapped in his own experience (having internalized the extermination of the last creature of its kind and “locked Extremadura in the depths of his own cold, empty, hollow heart”)―enfolding the reader in the exact same sort of entrapment to and beyond the end, with its first full-stop period of the book. Herman, “a peerless virtuoso of trapping who guards the splendid mysteries of an ancient craft gradually sinking into permanent oblivion,” is asked to clear a forest’s last “noxious beasts.” In Herman I: the Game Warden, he begins with great zeal, although in time he “suspects that maybe he was ‘on the wrong scent.’” Herman switches sides, deciding to track entirely new game... In Herman II: The Death of a Craft, the same situation is viewed by strange visitors to the region. Hyper-sexualized aristocratic officers on a very extended leave are enjoying a saturnalia with a bevy of beauties in the town nearest the forest. With a sense of effete irony, they interrupt their orgies to pitch in with the manhunt of poor Herman, and in the end, “only we are left to relish the magic bouquet of this escapade...” Translated by John Batki.

The Revolution of the Moon
by Andrea Camilleri
$16.00 | 1 in stock

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution
by China Miéville
$26.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

Norse Myths: A Guide to Viking and Scandinavian Gods and Heroes, The
by Carolyne Larrington
$24.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

Difficult Women
by Roxane Gay
$25.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Make Trouble
by John Waters
$14.95 | 1 in stock

People's History of the United States, A
by Howard Zinn
$19.99 | 5 in stock

Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People’s History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools—with its emphasis on great men in high places—to focus on the street, the home, and the, workplace. Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People’s History of the United States is the only volume to tell America’s story from the point of view of—and in the words of—America’s women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, the working poor, and immigrant laborers. As historian Howard Zinn shows, many of our country’s greatest battles—the fights for a fair wage, an eight-hour workday, child-labor laws, health and safety standards, universal suffrage, women’s rights, racial equality—were carried out at the grassroots level, against bloody resistance. Covering Christopher Columbus’s arrival through President Clinton’s first term, A People’s History of the United States, which was nominated for the American Book Award in 1981, features insightful analysis of the most important events in our history.

by Ann Patchett
$16.99 | 1 in stock

Saga, Vol. 7
by Brian K. Vaughan
$14.99 | 4 in stock

From the worldwide bestselling team of FIONA STAPLES and BRIAN K. VAUGHAN, “The War for Phang” is an epic, self-contained SAGA event! Finally reunited with her ever-expanding family, Hazel travels to a war-torn comet that Wreath and Landfall have been battling over for ages. New friendships are forged and others are lost forever in this action-packed volume about families, combat and the refugee experience. Collects issues 37 through 42.

Lovecraft Country: A Novel
by Matt Ruff
$15.99 | 1 in stock

Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual
by Jeremy Brecher
$12.95 | 1 in stock

Late in 2015, nearly two hundred countries signed the Paris Agreement acknowledging their individual and collective duty to protect the earth’s climate—and willfully refused to perform that duty. In response to this institutional failure and to growing climate destruction, we are witnessing the birth of a global nonviolent constitutional insurgency. Against Doom: A Climate Insurgency Manual tells how to put strategy into action—and how it can succeed. It is a handbook for halting global warming and restoring our climate—a how-to for climate insurgents.

Between the World and Me
by Ta-Nehisi Coates
$25.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman
by Lindy West
$16.00 | 1 in stock

Autonomous City, The
by Alex Vasudevan
$26.95 | 2 in stock

Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002)
by David Sedaris
$28.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 3 in stock

Fahrenheit 451
by Ray Bradbury
$15.99 | 1 in stock

Ray Bradbury�s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television �family.� But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn�t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.

Norse Mythology
by Neil Gaiman
$25.95 | 1 in stock

Zero K
by Don DeLillo
$16.00 | 1 in stock

Upstream: Selected Essays
by Mary Oliver
$26.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Fifth Beginning: What Six Million Years of Human History Can Tell Us about Our Future, The
by Robert L. Kelly
$24.95 | 1 in stock

Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times
by Carolina De Robertis
$15.95 | 3 in stock

Paper Girls, Vol. 2
by Brian K. Vaughan
$12.99 | 2 in stock

Snotgirl, Vol. 1: Green Hair Don’t Care
by Bryan Lee O’Malley
$9.99 | 1 in stock

Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book III
by Colin Meloy
$9.99 | 1 in stock

Down Below
by Leonora Carrington
$14.00 | 2 in stock

by Jeff VanderMeer
$26.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements
by Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown
$18.00 | 3 in stock

Whenever we envision a world without war, prisons, or capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought 20 of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change. These visionary tales span genres—sci-fi, fantasy, horror, magical realism—but all are united by an attempt to inject a healthy dose of imagination and innovation into our political practice and to try on new ways of understanding ourselves, the world around us, and all the selves and worlds that could be. Also features essays by Tananarive Due and Mumia Abu-Jamal, and a preface by Sheree Renée Thomas.

Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds
by Adrienne Maree Brown
$16.00 | 1 in stock

Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns. Rather than steel ourselves against such change, this book invites us to feel, map, assess, and learn from the swirling patterns around us in order to better understand and influence them as they happen. This is a resolutely materialist “spirituality” based equally on science and science fiction, a visionary incantation to transform that which ultimately transforms us.

Anarcha-Feminisms (Perspectives On Anarchist Theory, #29)
by The Institute For Anarchist Studies
$10.00 | 1 in stock

Lumberjanes, Vol. 5: Band Together
by Shannon Watters
$14.99 | 1 in stock

Book of the Dead, The
by Orikuchi Shinobu
$25.95 | 1 in stock

by Annie Proulx
$20.00 | 1 in stock

Queer & Trans Artists of Color Vol 2
by Nia King
$20.00 | 5 in stock

Against the Fascist Creep
by Alexander Reid Ross
$16.95 | 1 in stock

Under the Bus: How Working Women Are Being Run Over
by Caroline Fredrickson
$17.95 | 1 in stock

Clothing of Books, The
by Jhumpa Lahiri
$7.95 | 1 in stock

View from the Cheap Seats: Selected Nonfiction, The
by Neil Gaiman
$17.99 | 4 in stock

Words Are My Matter: Talks, Essays, Introductions, Reviews and the Journal of a Writer’s Week, 2000-2015
by Ursula K. Le Guin
$24.00 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Half Century of Occupation: Israel, Palestine, and the World’s Most Intractable Conflict, A
by Gershon Shafir
$26.95 | 1 in stock

Unruly Equality: U.S. Anarchism in the Twentieth Century
by Andrew Cornell
$24.95 | 1 in stock

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
by Neil deGrasse Tyson
$18.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement
by Angela Y. Davis
$15.95 | 1 in stock


Romantic Rationalist: A William Godwin Reader
by William Godwin
$17.95 | 1 in stock

by Alex Gino
$6.99 | 1 in stock

Complete Works of Malatesta V.III:
by Errico Malatesta
$24.95 | 1 in stock

by Ian McEwan
$16.00 | 1 in stock

Tilted Guide To Being A Defendant, A
by Tilted Scales Collective
$18.00 | 2 in stock

Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 5: Imperial Phase I, The
by Kieron Gillen
$16.99 | 2 in stock

Economism: Bad Economics and the Rise of Inequality
by James Kwak
$25.95 | 2 in stock

Paypal Test Book
by Author
$0.01 | 100 in stock

Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation
by Octavia E. Butler
$24.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Unreal and the Real: The Selected Short Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin, The
by Ursula K. Le Guin
$29.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk
by John Doe
$16.99 | 1 in stock

Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World
by Matthieu Ricard
$19.99 | 1 in stock

Greatest of Marlys, The
by Lynda Barry
$22.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

This Census-Taker
by China Miéville
$15.00 | 1 in stock

Fox Was Ever the Hunter, The
by Herta Müller
$16.00 | 2 in stock

Mikhail and Margarita
by Julie Lekstrom Himes
$18.00 | 2 in stock

A love triangle involving Mikhail Bulgakov, famed author of The Master and Margarita, an agent of Stalin's secret police, and the bewitching Margarita has inescapable consequences for all three in 1930s Russia. It is 1933 and Mikhail Bulgakov's enviable career is on the brink of being dismantled. His friend and mentor, the poet Osip Mandelstam, has been arrested, tortured, and sent into exile. Meanwhile, a mysterious agent of the secret police has developed a growing obsession with exposing Bulgakov as an enemy of the state. To make matters worse, Bulgakov has fallen in love with the dangerously outspoken Margarita. Facing imminent arrest, infatuated with Margarita, he is inspired to write his masterpiece, The Master and Margarita, a satirical novel that is scathingly critical of power and the powerful. Ranging between lively readings in the homes of Moscow's literary elite to the Siberian Gulag, Mikhail and Margarita recounts a passionate love triangle while painting a portrait of a country with a towering literary tradition confronting a dictatorship that does not tolerate dissent. Margarita is a strong, idealistic woman, who is fiercely loved by two very different men, both of whom will fail in their attempts to shield her from the machinations of a regime hungry for human sacrifice. Himes launches a rousing defense of art and the artist during a time of systematic deception and she movingly portrays the ineluctable consequences of love for one of history's most enigmatic literary figures.

Marxist Thought and the City
by Henri Lefebvre
$20.00 | 1 in stock

Cremator, The
by Ladislav Fuks
$18.00 | 1 in stock

Dividuum: Machinic Capitalism and Molecular Revolution
by Gerald Raunig
$16.95 | 1 in stock

Pushcart Prize XLI: Best of the Small Presses 2017 Edition, The
by Bill Henderson
$19.95 | 1 in stock

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises
by Lesley M.M. Blume
$15.99 | 1 in stock

Ten Myths about Israel
by Ilan Pappé
$15.95 | 1 in stock

by Cory Doctorow
$26.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Testosterone Rex: Myths of Sex, Science, and Society
by Cordelia Fine
$26.95 | 1 in stock

BFG, The
by Roald Dahl
$7.99 | 1 in stock

Originally published: London : J. Cape, c1982.
Kidsnatched from her orphanage by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.

Spill: Scenes of Black Feminist Fugitivity
by Alexis Pauline Gumbs
$22.95 | 1 in stock

Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy
by Chynna Clugston Flores
$19.99 | 1 in stock

Totem Poles and Railroads
by Janet Rogers
$18.95 | 1 in stock

And Yet...: Essays
by Christopher Hitchens
$18.00 | 1 in stock

Getting Out: Your Guide to Leaving America
by Mark Ehrman
$19.95 | 1 in stock

Heidegger: His Life and His Philosophy
by Alain Badiou & Barbara Cassin
$19.99 | 1 in stock

Building a Movement to End the New Jim Crow: An Organizing Guide
by Daniel Hunter
$6.99 | 1 in stock

Concerning Violence: Nine Scenes from the Anti-Imperialistic Self-Defense
by Göran Olsson
$19.95 | 2 in stock

Last Tree, The
by Ingrid Chabbert
$17.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade
by Paul Holden
$14.95 | 1 in stock

World: An Anthropological Examination
by João de Pina-Cabral
$15.00 | 2 in stock

Abundance: Narrative Essays Old and New, The
by Annie Dillard
$15.99 | 1 in stock

Lumberjanes, Vol. 6: Sink or Swim
by Shannon Watters
$14.99 | 1 in stock

Ema the Captive
by César Aira
$13.95 | 1 in stock

Swimmer: Poems, The
by John Koethe
$13.00 | 1 in stock

Thus Bad Begins: A novel
by Javier Marías
$27.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939
by Adam Hochschild
$15.99 | 1 in stock

Method and Madness: The hidden story of Israel's assaults on Gaza
by Norman G. Finkelstein
$17.00 | 2 in stock

Anarchy and the Sex Question: Essays on Women and Emancipation, 1896–1926
by Emma Goldman
$14.95 | 1 in stock

Little Book on Form: An Exploration into the Formal Imagination of Poetry, A
by Robert Hass
$29.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Lost Landscape: A Writer’s Coming of Age, The
by Joyce Carol Oates
$14.99 | 1 in stock

Schadenfreude, A Love Story: Me, the Germans, and 20 Years of Attempted Transformations, Unfortunate Miscommunications, and Humiliating Situations That Only They Have Words For
by Rebecca Schuman
$26.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

Troll Bridge
by Neil Gaiman
$14.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 3 in stock

The inimitable Colleen Doran adapts Neil Gaiman's tragic coming-of-age fantasy masterpiece! When Jack was a young boy, his world was full of ghosts and ghouls, but one such monster--a ravenous and hideous troll--would haunt him long into manhood. As the beast sups upon a lifetime of Jack's fear and regret, Jack must find the courage within himself to face the fiend once and for all!

Free Country: A Tale of The Children's Crusade
by Neil Gaiman
$24.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Queue, The
by Basma Abdel Aziz
$15.95 | 1 in stock

Always Happy Hour: Stories
by Mary Miller
$24.95 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
by Steve Olson
$16.95 | 1 in stock

Stories I Tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson
by Juan F. Thompson
$16.00 | 1 in stock

Don't Lose Track: 40 Selected Articles, Essays and Q&as
by Jordannah Elizabeth
$16.95 | 7 in stock

Don't Lose Track is a collection from the widely published arts and culture journalist, Jordannah Elizabeth. The book includes reviews, essays and interviews hand selected by Jordannah from a catalog of over 200 articles.

21st Century Tank Girl
by Alan C. Martin
$22.99 | 1 in stock

Walk Through Walls: A Memoir
by Marina Abramović
$28.00 | 1 in stock

My Damage: The Story of a Punk Rock Survivor
by Keith Morris
$24.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Riot. Strike. Riot.: The New Era of Uprisings
by Joshua Clover
$24.95 | 2 in stock

Bands of Mourning (Mistborn, #6), The
by Brandon Sanderson
$8.99 | 1 in stock

Inter/Nationalism: Decolonizing Native America and Palestine
by Steven Salaita
$22.95 | 1 in stock

Spectres of Revolt
by Richard Gilaman-Opalsky
$14.95 | 2 in stock

Last Look
by Charles Burns
$29.95 | 1 in stock

Found and the Lost: The Collected Novellas of Ursula K. Le Guin, The
by Ursula K. Le Guin
$29.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 1 in stock

Communal Luxury: The Political Imaginary of the Paris Commune
by Kristin Ross
$16.95 | 1 in stock

Pound of Flesh: Monetary Sanctions as Punishment for the Poor, A
by Alexes Harris
$29.95 | 1 in stock

Hatred of Poetry, The
by Ben Lerner
$12.00 | 1 in stock

Swing Time
by Zadie Smith
$27.00 | 1 in stock

Bonnot Gang: The Story of the French Illegalists, The
by Richard Parry
$18.95 | 2 in stock

Crashing the Party: Legacies and Lessons from the RNC 2000
by Kris Hermes
$22.95 | 4 in stock

Over the past 15 years, people in the United States—and dissidents in particular—have witnessed a steady escalation of the National Security State, including invasive surveillance and infiltration, indiscriminate police violence, and unlawful arrests. These concerted efforts to spy on Americans and undermine meaningful social change are greatly enhanced by the coordination of numerous local, state, and federal agencies often operating at the behest of private corporations. Crashing the Party shows how these developments—normally associated with the realities of a post–9/11 world—were already being set in motion during the Republican National Convention protests in 2000. It also documents how, in response, dissidents confronted new forms of political repression by pushing legal boundaries and establishing new models of collective resistance. Crashing the Party explains how the events of 2000 acted as a testing ground in which Philadelphia Police Commissioner John Timoney was able to develop repressive methods of policing that have been used extensively across the U.S. ever since. At the same time, these events also provided a laboratory for the radical, innovative, and confrontational forms of legal support carried out by R2K Legal, a defendant-led collective that raised unprecedented amounts of money for legal defense, used a unique form of court solidarity to overcome hundreds of serious charges, and implemented a PR campaign that turned the tide of public opinion in favor of dissidents. While much has been written about the global-justice era of struggle, little attention has been paid to the legal struggles of the period or the renewed use of solidarity tactics in jail and the courtroom that made them possible. By analyzing the successes and failures of these tactics, Crashing the Party offers rare insight into the mechanics and concrete effects of such resistance. In this way, it is an invaluable resource for those seeking to confront t

by Daniel Clowes
$29.99 | ~Hardcover~ | 2 in stock

A cosmic timewarp deathtrip to the primordial infinite of everlasting love.

Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 4: Rising Action, The
by Kieron Gillen
$14.99 | 2 in stock

Wicked + The Divine, Vol. 3: Commercial Suicide, The
by Kieron Gillen
$14.99 | 2 in stock

Sex Criminals Volume 3: Three the Hard Way
by Matt Fraction
$14.99 | 2 in stock

Six Memos for the Next Millennium
by Italo Calvino
$13.95 | 1 in stock

Approaching Ali: A Reclamation in Three Acts
by Davis Miller
$15.95 | 1 in stock

by Henri Lefebvre
$29.95 | 1 in stock

Explicit Utopias: Rewriting the Sexual in Women’s Pornography
by Amalia Ziv
$24.95 | 1 in stock

Central Station
by Lavie Tidhar
$15.95 | 1 in stock

Life of Saul Bellow: To Fame and Fortune, 1915-1964, The
by Zachary Leader
$22.00 | 1 in stock

Against Citizenship: The Violence of the Normative
by Amy L Brandzel
$28.00 | 1 in stock

Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail Washington: Section Hiking from the Columbia River to Manning Park
by Tami Asars
$24.95 | 1 in stock

Strangeness in My Mind: A Novel, A
by Orhan Pamuk
$16.95 | 2 in stock

Language Arts
by Stephanie Kallos
$14.95 | 1 in stock

Saga, Volume 6
by Brian K. Vaughan
$14.99 | 2 in stock

In, Against, and Beyond Capitalism: The San Francisco Lectures
by John Holloway
$14.95 | 1 in stock

by Rabee Jaber
$14.95 | 1 in stock

Aphrodite’s Daughters: Three Modernist Poets of the Harlem Renaissance
by Maureen Honey
$27.95 | 1 in stock

Star Girl
by Henry Winterfeld
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