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. All 50% off until September 30, 23:59 EST (see terms and conditions below). All the books included are featured on the reading lists below.

For inspiration see our Top 10 Books Every Student Should Read, as well as all our subject-specific reading lists below. Decolonize your reading with our books that challenge imperial narratives; seek out utopian radical thinking for the year ahead; and challenge the politics of hate with our anti-fascism reading.

Bored of your reading lists? Not every book on your shelf should be one from a reading list. Inspire your radical politics on campus with these unmissable books (includes the Verso Book of Dissent, The Xenofeminist Manifesto, and our 2020 Radical Diary).

Throughout the month of September we will be doing flash ebook giveaways of core books from our Student reading: see here for more info, 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).

Discover all the books in our sale with these key reading lists:

PhilosophyPolitical TheoryCritical TheoryArt and AestheticsRace and EthnicityEconomicsEnvironment and EcologyFeminism and GenderHistory , Architecture and CitiesFilm and MediaAnthropologyPsychoanalysisCultural and Literary TheorySociology

Alternative reading guides: 10 Books Every Student Should Read, Anti-Fascism on Campus, Decolonize your Bookshelf!, Alternative Student Reading, Emerging Futures: Utopian Thinking, Jacobin Series: Radical Political Interventions, Key Marxist Thought.

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), 2019.

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.