Reading List

A Guide to our October Titles


Through October we'll be publishing 13 new titles including a manifesto for family abolition, a searing analysis of capitalism and disability, and a darkly insightful examination of mother-daughter relationships.

What if family were not the only place you might hope to feel safe, loved, cared for and accepted? What if we could do better?

Organize, Fight, Win brings together three decades of Black Communist women’s political writings. In doing so, it highlights the link between Communism and Black liberation. Likewise, it makes clear how Black women fundamentally shaped, and were shaped by, Communist praxis in the twentieth century.

A provocative reinterpretation of “(post-)structuralist” theory of power, depending on and criticising psychoanalytic theory.

What are the origins of the hostile environment against immigrants in the UK? Patel retells Britain's recent history in an often shocking account of state racism that still resonates today.

Making the Revolution Global shows how black radicals transformed socialist politics in Britain in the years before decolonisation.

How statues, heritage and the built environment have become the battleground for the culture wars.

A renowned choreographer explores the dance of everyday life and reveals that art-making is as natural as walking down the street.

Nearly everything we think we know about Greek tragedy is wrong. This is why.

A searing analysis of health and illness under capitalism from hosts of the hit podcast “Death Panel”.

First English-language anthology of one of Latin America’s pre-eminent Marxist writers.

A haunting, intimate account of the women and men who built a feminist revolution in the middle of the Arab Spring.

Patrice Lumumba, first prime minister of the Republic of Congo and a pioneer of African unity, was murdered on January 17, 1961.

A cat and mouse game of surveillance and psychological torment develops between a middle aged artist and her aging mother in this Norwegian domestic thriller.