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Class War in Barcelona: Chris Ealham’s Anarchism and the City

Posted on November 24th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

Nice mini-review of Chris Ealham’s tremendous book, Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937 from our friends at the Kate Sharpley Library. Check it out! Class War in Barcelona: “Anarchism and the City: Revolution and Counter-revolution in Barcelona, 1898–1937” by Chris Ealham [Review] M. Bookunin Anarchism is more than just the idea […]

Recent Reviews of AK Press Titles

Posted on August 23rd, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

From time to time, I like to do a little roundup of which AK Press books are getting some love in the radical press, and this summer has been a great one for reviews! As always, if you write for a periodical – a radical one, or a mainstream one, or a well-read blog – […]

The first review of Dispersing Power!

Posted on June 9th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

I’ll let you folks in on a little secret: because of the location of our printer in Canada, and the various ins and out of freight shipping, I get copies of new AK Press books here in Baltimore before they arrive in the warehouse out in Oakland. And that tends to benefit Red Emma’s, since […]

Oh No! Glenn Beck Doesn’t Like Us!

Posted on May 4th, 2010 in AK News, Current Events, Reviews of AK Books

Media madman, Glenn Beck, has finally smoked us out! Yeah, he confused communism and anarchism. Yeah, the “news story” he shared was a string of bizarre associations designed to befuddle the viewer into a state of absolute confusion. I swear, I really tried to make sense of it—and what any of it had to do […]

Your Own James: A Review of You Don’t Play with Revolution

Posted on February 20th, 2010 in Reviews of AK Books

The erstwhile Indypendent, the organ of the NYC Independent Media Center, recently ran an interview of our (fairly) new release, You Don’t Play with Revolution: The Montreal Lectures of CLR James. You can read it below…and you should also check out the Indypendent’s web site here. They’re produced by a large network of volunteers and […]

How a Greening Culture Cannot Ignore the Military: Green Zone review and interview

Posted on July 6th, 2009 in AK Authors!, Reviews of AK Books

Barry Sanders’ new book, The Green Zone:The Environmental Costs of Militarism is sparking the sorts of discussions Barry, and we, hoped it would: discussions that, to use Barry’s words, shift the terms of debate from “antiwar” movements to “no war” movements. The following review and interview come from the June 25, 2009 edition of The […]

No War But Class War: a review of Louis Adamic’s Dynamite

Posted on June 17th, 2009 in Reviews of AK Books

We LOVE it when people review AK Press books. The following review by Abe Walker first appeared in the May 2009 issue of the CUNY Graduate Center Advocate. * * * “No War But Class War” Book Review by Abe Walker Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America by Louis Adamic. AK Press Edition […]

Book Review: Horizontalism: Voices of Popular Power in Argentina

Posted on June 10th, 2009 in Reviews of AK Books

Oh, do we ever love it when people review AK books! Of course, we love the publicity that this gives our titles but, more than anything, we love the fact that people are wrestling with the ideas that they contain! That’s what it’s all about for us. Dana Williams authored the following excellent review, which […]

Defining Anarchist Art: Gleanings from a Roundtable on Realizing the Impossible

Posted on May 29th, 2009 in AK Allies, AK Authors!, Happenings, Reviews of AK Books

The Institute for Anarchist Studies has posted more material from their ongoing, online 2009 issue of Perspectives on Anarchist Theory. It includes two pieces about Josh Macphee and Erik Reuland’s Realizing the Impossible: Art against Authority (which AK Press published back in 2007). There’s a detailed review by Alan Moore, and a very interesting roundtable […]