September 24, 2010

The Old American Can Factory

V40: A Party to Celebrate Forty Years of Radical Publishing

In association with The Indypendent

Help Verso celebrate forty years of radical independent publishing (1970–2010) by donning your dancing shoes and joining us in the mediaevalesque courtyard of the Old American Can Factory.

Free entry and bar < 9pm

$10 w/ free copy of The Verso Book of Dissent > 9pm

Sorry, over 21s only

Music by Chris Annibell of Afrokinetic
Wall projections, Library Lounge, Bookstalls and more.

Wine provided by the great Gnarly Vines of Fort Greene and beer courtesy of Brooklyn Brewery.

7pm – 1am

The Old American Can Factory

232 Third Street (at 3rd Avenue)
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States



  • V40 Brooklyn: photo evidence from "the best publishing industry party ever"

    Hundreds flocked to Verso NY's 40th anniversary party in the courtyard of The Old American Can Factory this past Friday—and many could be spotted around the city Saturday morning with the bright red of a Verso Books stamp still visible on their hands. Verso authors mingled with Verso fans and others in the publishing industry to a backdrop of Soderbergh's Che, Sorrentino's Il Divo and slides from The Verso Book of Dissent. And, having each spoken to a cheering crowd, Tariq Ali and David Harvey got on down on the dance floor ... 

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