Acclaimed fantasy author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down
China's first literary dissident's Kafkaesque journey through the prisons of the Cultural Revolution.
“The secret history of the last two decades.”—Jon Savage
“A seminal book—extremely challenging.”—Carlo Ginzburg
A critical history of Israel and the Arab–Israeli conflict
An acclaimed history of the Holocaust.
Eyewitness reporting and shrewd analysis from the many centers of the global movement for liberation.
The definitive account of exploitation in the Congo, introduced by Adam Hochschild
The writings that underpinned the Chinese revolution, introduced by Slavoj Žižek
“One of the most creative and independent-minded revolutionary Marxists of the post-war world.”—The Guardian
How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power
Latin America’s experiments in direct democracy
A fascinating analysis and account of the decline and fall of Western communism by a participant observer
A Yugoslavian’s analysis of her country’s descent into violence.
A fascinating cultural history of this most magical of islands