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Editor Kate Khatib Reflects on We Are Many, our new Occupy book (#WeAreMany #Occupy)

Posted on September 11th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

I remember sitting in Minneapolis last November chatting with a dear friend, talking about upcoming book projects, and him asking: So who do you have doing an AK Press book on Occupy? It was a good question. I thought about it, weighed the options, talked to authors, activists, and organizers, and came to the conclusion […]

Imperiled Life: Read an excerpt from the latest Anarchist Interventions title!

Posted on June 11th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK Book Excerpts, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

The latest AK Press release, and the fourth in our popular collaboration with the Institute for Anarchist Studies, is Javier Sethness-Castro’s Imperiled Life: Revolution Against Climate Catastrophe. Check out what readers are saying: This is an extremely well-researched and well-written book, providing both a history of our awareness of the coming global environmental collapse, and […]

Vijay Prashad on NPR’s Weekend Edition!

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, Current Events, Recommended Reading

Vijay Prashad, author of our new Arab Spring, Libyan Winter joined the hosts of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition last Sunday to discuss NATO, and contextualize the counter-protests in Chicago over the weekend. Speaking in response to Ivo Daalder, current US ambassador to NATO, Prashad questioned NATO’s efficacy and suggested that it’s time for the […]

Intimate Bureaucracies: A new tactical media release!

Posted on April 16th, 2012 in About AK, AK Distribution, AK News, Anarchist Publishers, Uncategorized

Intimate Bureaucracies is a history from the future looking backward at our present moment as a turning point. Our systems of organization and control appear unsustainable and brutal, and we are feeling around in the dark for alternatives. Using experiments in social organization in downtown New York City, and other models of potential alternative social organizations, […]

Captive Genders is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards!

Posted on March 20th, 2012 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Awards, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Just received some fantastic news: Eric Stanley and Nat Smith’s Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex has been named a finalist for the 24th annual Lambda Literary Awards in TWO categories – GLBT Studies and Transgender Non-Fiction. We are absolutely thrilled! Sponsored each year by the groundbreaking Lambda Literary Foundation, the awards […]

Great plug for BIFO’s book …

Posted on February 18th, 2012 in About AK, AK Allies, AK Distribution

I was just looking at the Left Bank Books website, and reading their staff picks, and I noticed that someone’s selected BIFO’s After the Future as one of their picks, with this awesome disclaimer: “WARNING: Don’t read a book about the end of the future if you’re suffering depression or seasonal affective disorder. Actually, maybe […]