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A new Kate Sharpley Library Bulletin!

Posted on April 24th, 2011 in AK Allies, Reviews of AK Books

It’s been a while since I’ve visited the Kate Sharpley Library’s website. I checked it out again today after receiving an email announcing the new issue of KSL: Bulletin of the Kate Sharpley Library (no. 66, for those who are counting). The Bulletin itself is, as usual, full of fascinating material…including the rescue of another […]

Signs of Change reviewed in Afterimage

Posted on April 11th, 2011 in AK Authors!, Reviews of AK Books

A full report on this weekend’s tabling insanity is forthcoming, but one nice thing that happened for me in NYC is that I got to see (briefly) my friend Daniel Tucker (co-editor of Chronicle Books’s Farm Together Now) who passed along the text of a review he just wrote of Signs of Change for Afterimage. […]

History for the precariat: The Believer on Signs of Change

Posted on January 31st, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Have y’all ever read The Believer? It’s a literary magazine founded in 2003 in San Francisco, by Dave Eggers of McSweeney’s fame. (Incidentally, Eggers’s What Is the What? has one of my favorite book cover designs in recent years.) The idea behind The Believer was to provide a space for writers to talk about reading, […]

Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution — Book Review

Posted on January 8th, 2011 in Reviews of AK Books

Nice, in-depth review of Sparking a Worldwide Energy Revolution: Social Struggles in the Transition to a Post-Petrol World. It comes from the Parasol Climate Collective, and appeared on the Institute for Anarchist Studies website. ———- All Power to the People: Energy Production and the Climate Crisis by Lara Messersmith-Glavin, for Parasol Climate Collective A review […]

AK Thompson’s Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent reviewed on Elevate Difference

Posted on December 29th, 2010 in AK Authors!, Reviews of AK Books, Uncategorized

Here’s a great review from our friends at Elevate Difference. Read the original here. Black Bloc, White Riot: Anti-Globalization and the Genealogy of Dissent By AK Thompson AK Press My fascination with the anti-globalization movement, like my own baby steps into activism, is a late bloomer. I came of age when my peers were shutting […]

NACLA review of Dancing with Dynamite

Posted on December 17th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

A really nice review of Ben Dangl’s Dancing with Dynamite by NACLA reviewer Jason Tockman. You can visit NACLA here. —– Book Review: Dancing with Dynamite Dec 14 2010 Jason Tockman Dancing with Dynamite: Social Movements and States in Latin America Benjamin Dangl, AK Press (2010), 206 pp., $15.95 (paperback) Amidst the flurry of recently […]

FLASH & SIGNS OF CHANGE reviewed on Counterpunch

Posted on December 15th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

We were honored last week by two reviews of AK Press books by friends and mentors that elevate the act of reviewing to an art form in and of itself! As one of AK’s publicity folks, I read a lot of book reviews, and it’s always a distinct pleasure to find authors who don’t just […]