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La Jornada reviews Weaponizing Anthropology.

Posted on September 14th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

La Jornada is one of the most widely circulated daily newspapers in Mexico City, so imagine my delight when I came across this fantastic (or so I imagined. My Spanish comprehension is deplorable) review of Weaponizing Anthropology: Social Science in Service of the Militarized State (La antropología al servicio del Estado militarizado) last week. The […]

Yes, Publishers Weekly, we think Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? is great, too.

Posted on September 13th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

We are very excited about Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore’s new edited collection Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?: Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform, (available February 2012), and apparently so is Publishers Weekly, because they’ve written a glowing review, far in advance of the title’s appearance. Why Are Faggots So Afraid […]

Colonialism Is Back. In Fact, It Never Left.

Posted on September 9th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Jared Ball’s amazing mixtape manifesto, I Mix What I Like!, continues to garner accolades from scholars, musicians, reviewers, and etc. You can find all of the book’s recent press hits on Jared’s blog, updated daily at But one of the most exciting recent reviews the book has received is this one below, written by […]

Part 2 of Jared Ball interview on The OC Weekly!

Posted on June 25th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Last week we posted the first section of an interview with Jared Ball, author of I Mix What I Like!: A Mixtape Manifesto on his take on emancipatory journalism, hip-hop, colonialism and black culture in America. We’re very excited to be able to bring you the second part of this great interview by Gabriel San […]

‘Peace, Love & Petrol Bombs’ Reviewed on PopMatters!

Posted on June 3rd, 2011 in Reviews, Reviews of AK Books

We are delighted to report that our upcoming novel (our second fiction book in recent years) has received a rave pre-publication review on PopMatters! Reviewer John L. Murphy says: “This young Scots burger-flipper turned street protester tells what happened a decade ago in a fast-food kitchen, a small town, and at the barricades of anti-capitalist […]

AK Press Working Classics Series reviewed in PMR

Posted on May 16th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Paul J. Comeau over at the Political Media Review has admirably tackled the job of reviewing our entire Working Classics series. Check it out below, and be sure to checkout PMR’s web site too. . . AK Press Working Classics Series Reviewed by Paul J. Comeau Anyone looking to educate themselves on the history and […]