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Red Day Flash Sale - 50% off our best RED books!

Anne Rumberger13 February 2016

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Happy Red Day! We're celebrating our second annual made up holiday in support of our comrades fighting inequality around the world.

To ring in the celebration, some of our RED books are 50% off for one day only!

Check out our selection below - 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!


Outsider in the White House
by Bernie Sanders
With Huck Gutman
Afterword by John Nichols 

“Bernie is the real thing. He’s not about reading the polls and finding out what he needs to say in order to get elected. He’s about an unwavering commitment to basic justice, equality and sound financial sense.” – Ben Cohen, cofounder of Ben & Jerry’s and founder of Stampede: Stamp Money out of Politics

Crowds and Party
by Jodi Dean

How do mass protests become an organized activist collective?

“In this enthralling and exhilarating book, Jodi Dean shows that, contrary to neo-anarchist cliche, the party form and class struggle are very far from being outmoded. The revival of the party has produced a surge of enthusiasm in contemporary left politics—an enthusiasm that Crowds and Party both explains and stokes up.” – Mark Fisher, author of Capitalist Realism

Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg
by Kate Evans

“Utterly brilliant” – Steve Bell, Guardian

In this beautifully drawn work of graphic biography, writer and artist Kate Evans opens up Rosa Luxemburg's intellectual world to a new audience, grounding Luxemburg’s ideas in the realities of an inspirational and deeply affecting life.

The Ministry of Nostalgia
Consuming Austerity
by Owen Hatherley

Why should we have to “Keep Calm and Carry On”?

“[Owen Hatherley] combines analysis of the austerity nostalgia phenomenon with a parkour of film, art, graphic design, and especially architecture and urbanism, comparing romantic notions of wartime cohesion to the historical record.” – Maclean's

Fossil Capital
The Rise of Steam Power and the Roots of Global Warming
by Andreas Malm

How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power

“The definitive deep history on how our economic system created the climate crisis. Superb, essential reading from one of the most original thinkers on the subject.” – Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything and The Shock Doctrine

Inventing the Future
Postcapitalism and a World Without Work
by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams

“A fascinating book about an alternative to austerity.” – Owen Jones

“A powerful book: it not only shows us how the postcapitalist world of rapidly improving technology could make us free, but it also shows us how we can organise to get there. This is a must-read.” – Paul Mason, author of Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future

A History of the Barricade
by Eric Hazan 

How the French invented the barricade, and its symbolic impact on popular protests throughout history

Art, Culture, and the Future of the Island
by Rachel Price 

Transformations in Cuban art, literature and culture in the post-Fidel era 

“A rich revelation of Cuban art today; it will amaze, fascinate and instruct.” – Fredric Jameson

Understanding Class
by Erik Olin Wright

“Develops general frameworks of class analysis that can help integrate the insights of different theoretical traditions, and analyzes the problem of class conflict and class compromise in contemporary capitalism.” – Journal of Economic Literature

Revolutionary Time and the Avant-Garde
by John Roberts

Why the avant-garde of art needs to be rehabilitated today

“Over the last two decades, John Roberts has established himself as probably the most original Marxist critic of the contemporary visual arts around.” – Andrew Hemingway

The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg
by Norman Geras

“This is a useful and thoughtful book, in which the power and originality of Rosa Luxemburg’s thinking emerges.” – E H Carr, Times Literary Supplement

Molecular Red
Theory for the Anthropocene
by McKenzie Wark

“A wonderful book ... informative and moving ... a great recovery of an instructive life and literary effort. The book makes the case for a kind of political vision and action we need to recognize and enact. A true pleasure to read.” – Kim Stanley Robinson, author of the Mars Trilogy

The Communist Hypothesis
by Alain Badiou

A new program for the Left after the death of neoliberalism.

“An heir to Jean-Paul Sartre and Louis Althusser.” – New Statesman

Philosophy for Militants
by Alain Badiou
Translated by Bruno Bosteels

A philosophical guidebook for the struggles to come

“One of the most important philosophers writing today.” – Joan Copjec

Class War Conservatism
And Other Essays
by Ralph Miliband
Introduction by Tariq Ali

Essential writings from a leading British socialist thinker

“A beacon on the international Left. He epitomized what it meant to be a creative and independent socialist intellectual, and he provided consistent leadership in defining the issues for critical engagement.” – Leo Panitch

Radical Thinkers Set 12

Democracy Against Capitalism
Renewing Historical Materialism
by Ellen Meiksins Wood

In this book Ellen Meiksins Wood sets out to renew the critical program of historical materialism by redefining its basic concepts and its theory of history in original and imaginative ways, using them to identify the specificity of capitalism as a system of social relations and political power.

Frames of War
When Is Life Grievable?
by Judith Butler

In this urgent response to violence, racism and increasingly aggressive methods of coercion, Judith Butler explores the media’s portrayal of armed conflict, a process integral to how the West prosecutes its wars.

Marx and Human Nature
Refutation of a Legend
by Norman Geras

In this passionate and polemical classic work, Norman Geras argues that the view that Marx broke with all conceptions of human nature in 1845 is wrong; Rather, his later writings are informed by an idea of a specifically human nature that fulfill both explanatory and normative functions.

Public Sphere and Experience
Analysis of the Bourgeois and Proletarian Public Sphere
by Alexander Kluge and Oskar Negt
Foreword by Miriam Hansen

In Kluge and Negt’s groundbreaking book they examine the material conditions of experience in an arena that had previously figured only as an abstract term: the media of mass and consumer culture. With a new, up-to-date introduction from Alexander Kluge.

Jacobin series:

The New Prophets of Capital
by Nicole Aschoff

A deft and caustic takedown of the new prophets of profit, from Bill Gates to Oprah

“Wry and adroit.” – The New Republic

Through four well-chosen and emblematic case studies, Aschoff tackles this slippery subject with confidence and subtlety, providing readers with key intellectual tools to separate fact from fiction.” – Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything

Class War
The Privatization of Childhood
by Megan Erickson 

“Megan Erickson knows the classroom is not a solvent for class society. But she remembers that it can be about something more than class reproduction. There may be no more trustworthy a guide to schooling in capitalist America than this book.” – Corey Robin, journalist and author of The Reactionary Mind

Strike for America
by Micah Uetricht

“Brilliant political analysis.” – The Nation

“A short, accessible guide to one of the most important and inspiring events of our time.” – Brian Jones, member of the Movement of Rank-and-File Educators 

Playing the Whore
by Melissa Gira Grant

“An important contribution to debates around sex and work, and deserves to be read by anyone who wants to get beyond tired and damaging understandings of both.”” – Nina Power, author of One Dimensional Woman

Utopia or Bust
by Benjamin Kunkel

“For anyone who cares about historical necessity, the crisis of capitalism, and our fate.” – Rachel Kushner

“Playful and unfailingly lucid...the book is one of the most enjoyable pieces of Marxist criticism in many years.” – The Nation

The Prophet: The Life of Leon Trotsky
by Isaac Deutscher

Classic biography of Russian revolutionary Leon Trotsky, now collected in a single volume

The Actuality of Communism
by Bruno Bosteels 

“A beautifully written work which is a must for everyone interested in what’s left of the contemporary Left.” – Slavoj Žižek

The Idea of Communism
Edited by Costas Douzinas and Slavoj Žižek

An all-star cast of radical intellectuals discuss the continued importance of communism.

The Idea of Communism 2
by Slavoj Zizek 

Key theorists discuss the future of communism in New York.

The Communist Postscript
by Boris Groys

“One of the most astute commentators on the art scene today.” – New Left Review 

“Groys combines revelatory analysis with philosophical questions that go to the heart of cultural production today.” – Iwona Blazwick 

They Can't Represent Us!
by Marina Sitrin

It's a fierce book, a hopeful book, a brilliant book, and a necessary book, in this age when libraries are also arsenals of direct democracy.” – Rebecca Solnit, author of A Paradise Built in Hell

“The most substantial and comprehensive work on workers’ control and self-management today.” – Gary Younge, on Dario Azzellini’s Ours to Master and to Own

The S Word
by John Nichols

“[A] search for the legacy of our homegrown radicals.” – Washington Post

“A chilling reminder of how much rich American history has been erased by shallow messaging. A crucial book.” – Naomi Klein, author of The Shock Doctrine and No Logo

The Communist Manifesto
by Frederick Engels and Karl Marx

“As a force for change, its influence has been surpassed only by the Bible. As a piece of writing, it is a masterpiece.” – Guardian

Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else
by James Meek

“Do yourself a favour: read Private Island and find out what has really happened in Britain over the past 20 years.” – John Gray, Guardian

Why It's Still Kicking Off Everywhere: The New Global Revolutions

by Paul Mason

Eyewitness reporting and shrewd analysis from the many centers of the global movement for liberation.

The Communist Horizon
by Jodi Dean

An innovative work of pressing relevance, The Communist Horizon offers nothing less than a manifesto for a new collective politics.

Lives on the Left: A Group Portrait
Edited by Francis Mulhern

Voices of Sartre, Lukács, Chomsky, Harvey and others in conversation with New Left Review.

The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy
by Murray Bookchin
Edited by Debbie Bookchin and Blair Taylor
Preface by Ursula K. Le Guin

“Murray Bookchin has brought illumination and insight, original and provocative ideas, and inspiring vision. His new collection on radical democracy carries forward this lifetime of great achievement.” – Noam Chomsky 

“Murray Bookchin is one of the most original and important radical thinkers and writers of the modern era.” – Chris Hedges, author of Wages of Rebellion

Occupy!: Scenes from Occupied America
Edited by Carla Blumenkranz, Keith Gessen, Mark Greif, Sarah Leonard, Sarah Resnick, Nikil Saval, Eli Schmitt, and Astra Taylor

“Both analytical and full of vivid experience.” –Observer 

Remember, this is a one-day flash sale only! So it will end at midnight ET!