******** THE SALE IS NOW OVER! SEE YOU NEXT YEAR! ********
It's the first iteration of Verso's made up holiday - RED DAY! - where we're celebrating the efforts of our comrades around the world with a one day super sale of our 'red' literature.
Check out our selection below - all 50% off with FREE shipping and bundled ebooks where available until midnight ET tonight!
These books are sure to keep the revolutionary spirit alive in you!
We know how hard it is to shop for gifts for your parents, or your sister's fiancé, or that anti-social co-worker you picked for secret santa. So we've made it easy with our top picks from the Verso catalog for everyone in your life.
Plus every title is 50% off with FREE shipping for the rest of December!
For more inspiration check out our FREE e-book sampler with highlights from our 2014 list, including pieces from Arundhati Roy, Benjamin Kunkel, Gabriella Coleman, Nadya Tolokonnikova, Shlomo Sand, Walter Benjamin and Slavoj Žižek.
HOW TO RADICALIZE THE BABY BOOMERS IN YOUR LIFE
On November 2nd, Cornell University is hosting an all-day symposium on Communist Currents. Panelists will put forward radical interventions on a range of issues from governance in Venezuela to the salience of BRICS rhetoric.
In addition, Verso authors Jodi Dean
, Bruno Bosteels
, will be chairing panels, and Alberto Toscano
is set to present a paper.
The event is sponsored by the Society for the Humanities, with additional support from the Department of Government, Department of History, and the Program in French Studies.
Check out the full schedule here
Let's talk about horizons - communist horizons. Because they seem to have a particular allure. Especially if we listen to Joseph G. Ramsey who, apart from discussing what is so appealing about these specifically communist horizons, also gives Jodi Dean's neat manifesto The Communist Horizon
meticulous praise in a recent article at Counterpunch
In between publishing the works of Žižek and plotting ways to destroy capitalism, many of us at Verso occasionally like to read books.
As usual we were stunned by how little the newspaper's books of the year seemed to represent our own reading so we gathered together our own top books of 2012 (and beyond) and the resulting list is a refreshing reminder of just how lively much of the independent publishing scene is.