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An Interview with Grace Lee Boggs

Posted on October 5th, 2015 in AK Allies, Current Events, Recommended Reading

“We need to recognize that we are at a very special time on the clock of the world when we need to make a huge leap forward in what it means to be a human being.” As you have probably heard, Grace Lee Boggs died today. She was 100 years old. We were lucky enough […]

Imagine a World Without Prisons: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Superheroes, and Prison Abolition

Posted on December 3rd, 2014 in AK Authors!, Recommended Reading

Walidah Imarisha is the co-editor (along with adrienne maree brown) of Octavia’s Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements, a book we’re publishing in April in collaboration with the Institute for Anarchist Studies. The project is a fascinating and exciting one, and we’re looking forward to holding the final product in our hands (as are […]

Books of the Future: Forthcoming Titles from AK Press

Posted on November 6th, 2014 in About AK, AK News, Recommended Reading

  We have a different, somewhat split sense of time here in the AK Press warehouse. While we’re packing and shipping and promoting brand new books (Drug War Capitalism will be arriving any day now), we’re also copyediting and proofing books for further down the road, and helping even more distant projects take initial shape. […]

A Spanish Revolution Reading List

Posted on July 17th, 2014 in About AK, Recommended Reading

  On this day in 1936, fascists in Spain launched a coup to topple the country’s Republican government. They got more than they bargained for: within days workers and peasants across the country fought back for a world without government. This, of course, seems like a good time to share a sampling of the many, […]

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 […]