Rosa Luxemburg was one of the twentieth century's most inspiring revolutionaries. A courageous leader, hugely influential thinker, and an inspired teacher, Luxemburg has proved to be one of the most fascinating figures of the left. In Kate Evans' stunning new graphic biography, Red Rosa, her story is brought to life for a new generation.
To celebrate this book being back in stock on our site (after selling out before Christmas) we're producing some limited edition, Rosa Luxemburg tote bags – featuring this beautiful illustration by Kate Evans.
We've been delving deep into the Verso Archive recently, looking back at some classic works from our backlist (& their changing covers). First up, Immanuel Wallerstein's Historical Capitalism in its many iterations: 1983 (left), 1999 (right), and the most recent edition from 2011 in the middle. This, along with ALL our books, is 50% off until the end of the year (with free shipping!)
Historical Capitalism with Capitalist Civilization by Immanuael Wallerstein
The master of world-systems theory provides a succinct anatomy of capitalism over the past five hundred years.
“The politics of austerity have been shown to be a huge failure,” Pablo Iglesias says. “The principal victims of that failure are the citizens, but another victim is social democracy, which has lost its traditional political space.” The leader of Spain’s anti-austerity movement orders ‘neorealist’ salad in Madrid, talks about Merkel and Muhammad Ali and says people fear his party because ‘we have an idea’ in this Lunch with the Financial Times.
Pablo Iglesias' new book Politics in a Time of Crisis: Podemos and the Future of Democracy in Europe
is 50% off when you buy from our site (with free shipping and bundled ebook) until the end of December.
As we approach the end of the year we look back on a great year of publishing, from Patrick Cockburn's best-selling The Rise of Islamic State
, to Kate Evans' graphic biography of Rosa Luxemburg
; from Walter Benjamin's Archive
in paperback, to Portraits: John Berger on on Artists
, a beautiful history of art by John Berger, from the Chauvet cave paintings to Cy Twombly, brought together by Tom Overton.
This blog post is split into sections - highlighted in red - such as Current Afffairs, Memoir, History, Theory/Philosophy, to help you find your favourite books!AMERICAN POLITICS