This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant's Manifesto
A Death in the Rainforest
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming
My Sister, the Serial Killer
"The fates of two women in Lagos, Nigeria. One sister is a nurse, the other a murder who has killed her boyfriends. But together they are allies in a deeply antifeminist culture." -- New York Times
The Guarded Gate
The Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America
The Nickel Boys
For music lovers from 7 to 80…
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Quote of the week from BA. You can't change the world if you don't know the BAsics.
Why We Need An Actual Revolution And How We Can Really Make Revolution, Parts 1 and 2, a major speech by Bob Avakian
If you have agonized about the horrors of this society, but did not know why we face all this and thought there was no way out… this filmed speech will reveal why those outrages go on and how they can be changed.
If you have thought that even if people could get together on it, revolution was not really possible up against the powerful repressive machinery we face… this filmed speech will challenge you.
If you have hungered for fundamental change, but did not know where to begin… this filmed speech will give you the map you need and the way to connect.
In this Film, Bob Avakian Analyzes the Deep Roots and Driving Forces of Trump/Pence Fascism and What Must Be Done to Stop It. Watch It Here, and Spread It.
A FILM OF A TALK BY
THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME
Bob Avakian is the most radical revolutionary on the planet and the architect of a new communism.
Thise film was produced by Revolution Books (437 Malcolm X Blvd.), The Bob Avakian Institute and the Revolution Books Educational Fund,(a 501c3 registered in NYS. To obtain our financial reporting go to revbooksedfund.org)
View the film and the Q&As here.
Featured in this week's Revolution:
The following is taken from a recent talk given by Bob Avakian: Individualism, BEB and the Illusion of "Painless Progress"
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Herb Boyd on Revolution Books and the legacy of independent bookstores in Harlem
Revolution Books Hosts Two "Bookend" Events As Part of Brooklyn Book Festival
► Thursday, Sept 19, 7pm
Science writer and bioethicist Harriet Washington, author of the acclaimed Medical Apartheid, will present her new book A Terrible Thing To Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind. Washington deconstructs the fraudulent notion of intelligence as inherited trait. She identifies the deleterious effects of institutional factors and environmental racism on learning and cognitive abilities in marginalized communities of color. And what needs to change. Hear Harriet and join the conversation.
► Saturday, Sept 21, 3pm
Two authors of two ambitious debut novels. Novoyo Tshuma is a Zimbabwean writer living in Houston. House of Stone is her sweeping epic spanning the fall of Rhodesia through Zimbabwe's turbulent beginnings, exploring the persistence of the oppressed in a young nation seeking an identity but built on forgetting.
Namwali Serpell is a Zambian writer who teaches at Cal-Berkeley. The Old Drift is an intergenerational saga that combines history and romance and science fiction--revealing the cruelties and absurdities of colonialism, and the yearning to create and cross borders. A special opportunity to hear these exciting writers read from and discuss their work.
► May 3-October 27
RB joins with 40 artists, writers, publishers and community organizations in a special exhibit on how art is produced and contextualized, the performance of language, and the creation of Black narratives. At the temporary site Studio Museum 127, 429 W. 127th St, Thursdays-Sundays, noon to 6pm.
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*Author events, films, cultural events, and public forums at Revolution Books are presented by the Revolution Books Educational Fund. The Fund is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, and a partner of Revolution Books. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Contact RB at 212-691-3345 or email@example.com for details.
Author David Wallace-Wells speaking on his new book "The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming" at Revolution Books NY on July 24, 2019. David Wallace-Wells is deputy editor of New York magazine.
"Why We Burned the Flag, What This Revolution Is All About— And How You Can Be Part of It" on July 7, 2019. A discussion with Joey Johnson, who burned the U.S. flag in front of the White House on July 4, together with Andy Zee and Sunsara Taylor, along with Luan and Noche Diaz from the National Get Organized for an ACTUAL Revolution Tour.
An evening with historian David Blight, author of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning biography "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom," at Revolution Books NYC on June 19, 2019.
Jason Stanley, author of "How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them" speaking on the book and in conversation with Andy Zee.
"How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States" with author Daniel Immerwahr at Revolution Books NYC on April 19, 2019.
Yuval Taylor with his new book "Zora and Langston: A Story of Friendship and Betrayal" at Revolution Books NYC, April 17, 2019.
"An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Romare Bearden" with author Mary Schmidt Campbell and in conversation with Rev Books spokesperson Andy Zee.
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