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AK Press Top Ten New Distro Items

Posted on April 1st, 2009 in About AK, AK Distribution, AK News

Greetings! In addition to publishing great literature AK Press also distributes amazing and often hard to find books. AK Press stands as the exclusive distributor for many publishers, including Microcosm, Autonomedia, Arbeiter Ring, and Charles H. Kerr. Now, AK Press Distribution brings to you a selection of our latest releases. Once a month AK Distro […]

Dancing with the Devil, Part 1:

The Semi-Sober Reflections of an Anarchist Businessman

Posted on March 18th, 2009 in About AK, Anarchist Publishers

This is the first in a hopefully multi-part series about the questions raised by anarchist projects that employ and depend upon capitalist business practices. I’ve written this first installment as a sort of personal take on my experiences in several such projects. In the future, I intend to interview other “anarchist businesses.” And I’d also […]

Anarchy in the UK: The Scotland Branch of AK Press

Posted on February 9th, 2009 in About AK, AK News

It’s been almost twenty years since AK Press was organized as a formal workers’ cooperative in Scotland. The cooperative survived those lean(er) early years due to the youthful energy of its founders, especially Ramsey Kanaan, and the support of anarchists throughout the UK, who were eager to see our ideas flourish. In 1994, Ramsey moved […]

AK Publishing: A Day (or so) in the Life

Posted on January 28th, 2009 in About AK, AK News

We thought people might be interested in having a behind-the-scenes peek at the things that go on at AK Press. (It’s not all as glamorous as you’d imagine!) What follows is a little window into the world of publishing at AK Press. I (Zach) will try to give occasional updates that will give you folks […]

Getting to Know AK: Kate Khatib

Posted on December 31st, 2008 in About AK

[Editor’s Note: Kate Khatib joined AK Press about six months ago. We were really happy when she applied for the job—since we already knew her (some, by reputation; others, as a friend and comrade) to be a conscientious, diligent, and very hard-working part of the anarchist movement. Not surprisingly, she’s turned out to be a […]

Getting to Know AK: Charles Weigl

Posted on December 26th, 2008 in About AK

[Editor’s Note: Charles Weigl is a long-standing member of the AK collective. We post this brief, autobiographical statement from him in order to share some of the reasons why we’re glad he’s here, and to help readers of this blog learn more about those who enable AK to function from day-to-day. We plan to publish […]

Getting to Know AK: Jose Palafox

Posted on September 17th, 2008 in About AK

[Editor’s Note: AK Press was thrilled to welcome Jose Palafox into the AK collective this June. We post this brief, autobiographical statement from him in order to share some of the reasons for our excitement and to help readers of this blog learn more about those who enable AK to function from day to day. […]

Scenes from AK

Posted on September 11th, 2008 in About AK

Inside the AK Warehouse (i.e, where the magic happens) Outside the AK Warehouse (i.e., where a little less magic happens) [Photos: Chuck Morse]

Acerca de AK Press

Posted on September 8th, 2008 in About AK

Aunque la mayoría de las ediciones de AK Press son en inglés, cada vez estamos más interesados en llegar a nuestros camaradas hispanoparlantes. La siguiente traducción de la sección “About AK” de nuestro sitio web es un claro ejemplo de eso. Las personas que leen español también querrán revisar nuestra sección, Libros en Español. * […]