50% off ALL Student Reading!


Feeling underwhelmed by your assigned reading? Expand your knowledge of left theory, give your political arguments some bite, and spark a love for revolutionary writers with our essential Verso student reading.

For inspiration see our Top 10 Books Every Student Should Read, as well as all our subject-specific reading lists below.

Throughout the month of September we will be doing flash ebook giveaways of core books from our Student reading: follow us on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) or sign up to our mailing list so you don't miss out! (link at the bottom of this page, right-hand corner).

See all our reading lists here:


Political Theory

Critical Theory

Art and Aesthetics

Race and Ethnicity


Environment and Ecology

Feminism and Gender


Architecture and Cities

Film and Media



Cultural and Literary Theory


Terms and conditions:

50% off applies only to books included on the reading lists featured above, and does not apply to all the books on our site.

50% off applies where stock is still available (this may differ from region to region). Books may go out of stock during the sale.

50% off will end at 23.59 on September 30 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), 2018.

Not all books are for sale in every region.

Purchase of a print copy includes free bundled ebook (where available). There is further ebook information here.

Read more about our purchasing, shipping, delivery, and returns processes here.