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The next generation of the Friends of AK Press

Posted on February 10th, 2012 in About AK, AK Allies, Uncategorized

If this isn’t the world’s best advertising photo, I don’t know what is: Thanks Milo (and Milo’s parents) for sending us this pic to brighten our day! Here’s to the next generation of AK Press readers, rabble-rousers, anarchists, black bloc’ers and beyond!

AK Press is hiring!

Posted on December 20th, 2011 in About AK, Uncategorized

AK Press has an immediate opening for a new collective member. More specifically, we’re looking to expand our publishing department by hiring someone who has a passion for books and ideas, requires little sleep, and knows the difference between Lucy Parsons and Lady Gaga. Read on for more explanation. The publishing department at AK Press […]

New arrival: David Porter’s Eyes to the South

Posted on November 7th, 2011 in About AK, AK Authors!, AK News, Recommended Reading

It’s here! At 582 pages, and weighing almost 2lbs (yes, I weighed it), David Porter’s comprehensive treatment of six decades of Algerian resistance, and its tumultuous relationship with the French radical left is by far one of the most timely works of history AK has published in recent months. More on Eyes to the South: […]

On #Occupy: Ken Knabb

Posted on October 18th, 2011 in About AK, AK Authors!, Current Events, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

An essay from acclaimed situationist author and translator (and AK Press author/editor) Ken Knabb exploring #Occupy as the first signs of a new – and long-awaited – awakening in America. The Awakening in America Ken Knabb A radical situation is a collective awakening. . . . In such situations people become much more open to […]

AK Press needs your help! C’mon, it’s easy!

Posted on August 3rd, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution

Hopefully we can all agree that anarchist publishing is more important than ever these days, and it’s essential to get anarchist books and ideas out into a world desperately in need of them. But the fact is, it takes a lot of time and energy to keep a project like AK Press running, and we […]

Two New Titles at the AK Press Warehouse!

Posted on March 17th, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution

Yes, yes, the books arrived in Baltimore March 11. You’ve all seen the blog entry/facebook. More exciting we think (in Oakland anyway) is that the books arrived here today! That means we can fill your orders now! Despite the daunting news that we were getting three pallets, everything went smoothly, in large part because our […]

Happy January! Lots of great books from AK Distro

Posted on January 26th, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution, AK News, Recommended Reading

Happy January, folks! We hope you’re all staying warm, and spending your winter months catching up on your reading… We are putting the finishing touches on a few long-awaited books: Property is Theft! A Pierre-Joseph Proudhon Reader; Autonomy, Solidarity, Possibility: The Colin Ward Reader; and Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black […]

Top 10 of 2010: AK Press Distribution

Posted on January 19th, 2011 in About AK, AK Distribution, Uncategorized

Hello again dear readers—as promised, we’re back with a list of the year’s bestselling new releases through AK Distribution. As you’re probably aware, besides publishing around 20 excellent books each year, AK Press serves as a distributor for many smaller publishers. All of our published and distributed titles are available through AK Distribution not only […]