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People’s Pension has arrived in Baltimore

Posted on April 26th, 2012 in AK Authors!, AK News, Recommended Reading

Whew! Good news folks! copies of Eric Laursen’s People’s Pension: The Struggle to Defend Social Security Since Reagan just arrived in the Baltimore office. Be sure to pre-order and get 25% off Advance Praise for People’s Pension: “Drawing on research and interviews with economists, politicians, and social scientists who shaped the early development of Social […]

What Lies Beneath the Clocktower on tour: April 21 – May 13

Posted on April 21st, 2012 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, AK Distribution, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

Ever seen an interactive fiction reading? No? You’re missing out. But, if you live in Pittsburgh, Richmond, New Orleans, Houston, San Antonio, Charlottesville, and basically anywhere in North Carolina, now’s your chance! AK author & editor Margaret Killjoy is on tour to promote his new book, What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower, an anti-colonial steampunk […]

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 […]

Top 10 of 2011: AK Press Distribution

Posted on December 28th, 2011 in AK Distribution, Recommended Reading

Last week we gave you this year’s Top 10 bestselling new titles from AK Press publishing; this week we’re back with our Distro Top 10: our bestselling new titles this year from our distributed indie publishers. It’s been a great year and, as you can see below, there have been some excellent new releases. If […]

Surrealism in 2012!

Posted on December 27th, 2011 in AK Allies, Happenings, Recommended Reading, Uncategorized

If you should happen to find yourself in the mid-Atlantic or the Northeast in January or February, I strongly recommend you make time for a detour to Reading, Pennsylvania for the improbably located Surrealism in 2012 exhibition: a never-before-exhibited-together collection of surrealist material created since 1960. NO, surrealism didn’t die out in the 50s with […]