First published in 1972, Ronald Fraser's In Hiding: The Life of Manuel Cortés was reviewed at length that same year by Arthur Miller in the New York Times. Miller fell in love with the book:
As it unfolds, modestly, factually and without pretension, one finds oneself discovering what the Spanish Civil War was really about ...
Ronald Fraser makes no overt claim to having created a novel, but it reads like one ... In the mountain of books about the war there cannot be another so brief and yet so complete, so unguarded and yet so subtle, so movingly human as this.
In an extended article for the Nation
entitled "Busted: Stories of the Financial Crisis", poet Joshua Clover sings the praises of David Harvey's A Companion to Marx's Capital
, citing the new book as "without a doubt one of the two best companions to Marx's [Capital
Alain Badiou's The Communist Hypothesis
has been reviewed in the Cleveland Plain Dealer
, of all places. In a review that does little more than skim the surface of the arguments at stake, John Kappes discusses (and dismisses) Badiou's little red book alongside Pascal Bruckner's The Tyranny of Guilt
and the late Tony Judt's Ill Fares the Land
In a piece for openDemocracy'
"OurKingdom" blog entitled "A radical idea for party funding reform," Guy Aitchison praise's Erik Olin Wright's Envisioning Real Utopias
—a "fascinating book which sets out ideas for the progressive reform of institutions on radically democratic and egalitarian lines."