On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, a classic history of the Soviet era, from 1917 to its fall
Hugo Chávez’s extraordinary story—in his own words
The story of an unexpected hero
Read the first two chapters of We Want Everything in our ebook sampler: an explosive novel of Italy’s revolutionary 1969, by Nanni Balestrini
The classic analysis of the caste system with an extensive introduction by Arundhati Roy
How capitalism first promoted fossil fuels with the rise of steam power
The poets’ Great War: violence, revolution and modernism
How the French invented the barricade, and its symbolic impact on popular protests throughout history
In this lively and wide-ranging book, Ellen Meiksins Wood argues that what is supposed to have epitomized bourgeois modernity, especially the...
A short, sharp, irreverent rejoinder to right-wing red-baiting.
Forceful and detailed account of the struggle for “freedom” after the American Civil War
“Gripping and profoundly moving ... an astonishing feat of reportage.” – NPR Guide to 2014’s Great Reads
“A portrait of imperfect people who had the passion and pragmatism to put an end to a brutal and broken system.” – Financial Times