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Month: July 2011

Daniel Due, R.I.P.

Posted on July 27th, 2011 in AK Allies, AK News, Uncategorized

Sadly, we’re writing to announce the death of an anarchist comrade. Daniel Due was born July 18th, 1946 and passed away May 26th, 2011 at the age of 64. Regrettably, it took us until now to know of his passing. Few people reading this will have known Daniel personally, but he was a longtime participant […]

“We don’t have to get indignant anymore, we have to revolt.”

Posted on July 26th, 2011 in AK Authors!

The Sept/Oct issue of Adbusters includes the text of an inspiring talk by Franco “Bifo” Berardi, author of the upcoming AK Press title After the Future. The text, and a subtitled video of the talk itself, originally appeared on the Through Europe website back in March. Both are below, take a gander…and pre-order Bifo’s book […]

Persistence pays off: Marshall Law banned, and then UNbanned by the DOC

Posted on July 25th, 2011 in Uncategorized

Last week, internal documents obtained from the Maryland Correctional Training Center in Hagerstown provided evidence that the Maryland State Division of Corrections had placed a ban on Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther, a new memoir written by Marshall “Eddie” Conway and Dominque Stevenson, and published in March 2011 by […]

Eric Stanley Discusses Antiqueer Violence and “Overkill” on KPFA

Posted on July 21st, 2011 in AK Authors!

Eric Stanley, co-editor of the forthcoming AK Press book Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex, appeared on KPFA’s “Against the Grain” earlier this week to discuss some of the arguments in his recent article “Near Life, Queer Death: Overkill and Ontological Capture,” which has just been published in the Summer 2011 issue […]

Top 10 New Distro Titles of 2011 (So Far!)

Posted on July 12th, 2011 in AK Distribution

Well hello there, folks! Hopefully by now you’ve all perused our list of the new AK Press titles of the past six months and started updating your reading lists. We like to keep you on your toes, so here’s another fun list for you: the top 10 bestselling new DISTRO titles in the first half […]

AK Press New Title Roundup: 2011 (So Far)!

Posted on July 10th, 2011 in AK News

We’ve just closed out the first half of 2011, and at a time like this I think it’s always nice to look back and give ourselves a pat on the back for all the good work. Not to mention—for you dedicated readers, and you bookstores stocking our books, it’s a good chance to look back […]