Protest Books

Hit Makers - How to Succeed in an Age of Distraction

Derek Thompson

Released 01/01/18 Label Penguin Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781101980330

Every business, every artist, every person looking to promote themselves and their work wants to know what makes some works so successful while others disappear. Hit Makers is a magical m...

Feel Free

Zadie Smith

Released 01/01/18 Label Penguin Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781594206252

Arranged into five sections--In the World, In the Audience, In the Gallery, On the Bookshelf, and Feel Free--this new collection poses questions we immediately recognize. What is The Soci...

The Attention Merchants - The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads

Tim Wu

Released 12/06/17 Label vintage books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780804170048

From Tim Wu, author of the award-winning The Master Switch ( a New Yorker and Fortune Book of the Year) and who coined the term "net neutrality”—a revelatory, ambitious and urgent account...

Notes from Underground: Zines and the Politics of Alternative Culture

Stephen Duncombe

Released 11/28/17 Label Microcosm Pub Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781621064848

An engaging and scholastic presentation of zines and modern culture. Much history and theory is uncovered here in the first comprehensive study of zine publishing. From their origins in e...

No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

Naomi Klein

Released 10/11/17 Label Haymarket Books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781608468904

Naomi Klein - award-winning journalist, bestselling author of No Logo, The Shock Doctrine and This Changes Everything, scourge of brand bullies and corporate liars - gives us the toolkit ...

We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Released 10/03/17 Label One World Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780399590566

“We were eight years in power,” was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians as the American experiment in multiracial democracy ended with the return of white supremacist rule ...

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power

Various Artists

Released 09/26/17 Label Dap Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781942884170

In the period of radical change that was 1963–83, young black artists at the beginning of their careers confronted difficult questions about art, politics and racial identity. How to make...

A Citizen's Guide To Impeachment

Barbara A Radnofsky

Released 09/12/17 Label Melville House Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781612197050

A non-partisan guide to a precise understanding of the rules and history of impeachment . . .Spotlighting in particular the precise rules of impeachment—including an explanation of the cr...

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyonce

Morgan Parker

Released 08/01/17 Label Tin House Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781941040539

The only thing more beautiful than Beyoncé is God,and God is a black woman sipping rosé and drawing alavender bath, texting her mom, belly-laughing in thetherapist’s office, feeling unlov...

Dirty Wars and Polished Silver

Lynda Schuster

Released 07/18/17 Label Melville House Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781612196343

"I'm happy to report that adventure I found, beyond my wildest imaginings. Glamour, too. And love. But there were other things lurking - danger, death, personal loss - that I did not fore...

Giant Of The Senate

Al Franken

Released 06/16/17 Label Hachette Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781455540419

"Flips the classic born-in-a-shack rise to political office tale on its head. I skipped meals to read this book - also unusual - because every page was funny. It made me deliriously happy...

Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent

Carolina DeRobertis

Released 05/09/17 Label vintage books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780525435136

Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written by award-...

The Verso Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of Rebellion and Resistance

Andrew Hsaio

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781784786175

This anthology, global in scope, presents voices of dissent from every era of human history: speeches and pamphlets, poems and songs, plays and manifestos. Every age has its iconoclasts, ...

Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe

Charles Glass

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781784785161

Militant Sunni groups, such as ISIS, have taken control of large swathes of the nation. The impact of this catastrophe is now being felt on the streets of Europe and the United States. Ve...

The Rise of Islamic State Isis and the New Sunni Revolution (Revised)

Patrick Cockburn

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781784780401

Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new threat emerges. While Al Qaeda is weakened, new jihadi movements, especially ISIS, are starting to emerge. In...

Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Gabriella Coleman

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781781689837

Here is the ultimate book on the worldwide movement of hackers, pranksters, and activists that operates under the non-name Anonymous, by the writer the Huffington Post says "knows all of ...

Dirty Secrets: How Tax Havens Destroy the Economy

Richard Murphy

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781786631671

What happens when the rich are allowed to hide their money in tax havens, and what we should do about it The Panama Papers were a reminder of how the superrich are allowed to hide their w...

10 Myths About Israel

Ilan Pappe

Released 05/02/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781786630193

In this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning t...

A Philosophy of Walking

Frederic Gros

Released 05/01/17 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781781688373

In A Philosophy of Walking, a bestseller in France, leading thinker Frederic Gros charts the many different ways we get from A to B - the pilgrimage, the promenade, the protest march, the...

Rules for Radicals: A Practical Primer for Realistic Radicals

Saul D. Alinsky

Released 02/15/17 Label vintage books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780679721130

First published in 1971, Rules for Radicals is Saul Alinsky's impassioned counsel to young radicals on how to effect constructive social change and know "the difference between being a re...

Age of Anger: A History of the Present

Pankaj Mishra

Released 02/07/17 Label Farrar Straus & Giroux Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780374274788

One of our most important public intellectuals reveals the hidden history of our current global crisis The attempt to Westernize, modernize, or secularize the non-West was long viewed ben...

Black Edge: Inside Information, Dirty Money, and the Quest to Bring Down the Most Wanted Man on Wall Street

Sheelah Kolhatkar

Released 02/07/17 Label Random House Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780812995800

For readers of deeply reported nonfiction such as The Big Short and Dark Money comes the story of the largest insider trading investigation in history—and the rise and fall of the Wall St...

A Very Expensive Poison: The Assassination of Alexander Litvinenko and Putin's War with the West

Luke Harding

Released 01/24/17 Label vintage books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781101973998

A true story of murder and conspiracy that points directly to Vladimir Putin, by The Guardian's former Moscow bureau chief.On November 1, 2006, journalist and Russian dissident Alexander ...

Becoming a Citizen Activist: Stories, Strategies, and Advice for Changing Our World

Nick Licata

Released 01/05/17 Label Sasquatch Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781632170446

From post-inauguration rallies to #NoDAPL and the Black Lives Matter movement to the global Women's March on Washington, the people are exercising their power through protest and communit...

United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good

Cory Booker

Released 01/03/17 Label Ballantine Books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781101965184

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A passionate new voice in American politics, United States Senator Cory Booker makes the case that the virtues of empathy, responsibility, and action must guid...

You Can't Touch My Hair

Phoebe Robinson

Released 10/04/16 Label Plume Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780143129202

A hilarious and timely essay collection about race, gender, and pop culture from upcoming comedy superstar and 2 Dope Queens podcaster Phoebe RobinsonBeing a black woman in America means ...

American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping, Crimes and Trial of Patty Hearst

Jeffrey Toobin

Released 08/08/16 Label Random House Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781524703417

From Jeffrey Toobin, the bestselling author whose book The Run of His Life inspired the FX drama The People vs. O.J. Simpson, comes a rollicking account of the kidnapping and trial that d...

Inventing The Future

Nick Srnicek

Released 11/17/15 Label verso books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781784780968

"A conceptual launch pad for a new socialist imagination." -Mike Davis, author of Planet of Slums

This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate

Naomi Klein

Released 04/08/15 Label Simon and Schuster Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781451697391

The most important book yet from the author of the international bestseller The Shock Doctrine, a brilliant explanation of why the climate crisis challenges us to abandon the core "free m...

Rights at Risk: The Limits of Liberty in Modern America

David K. Shipler

Released 02/03/15 Label vintage books Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780307947000

An enlightening, intensely researched examination of violations of the constitutional principles that preserve individual rights and civil liberties from courtrooms to classrooms. With te...

The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy

Charles Fourier

Released 01/21/14 Label Perseus Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9780984115556

Admired by Marx and Engels, the Surrealists, the Situationists, Walter Benjamin and Roland Barthes, the great utopian socialist Charles Fourier (1772-1837) has been many things to many pe...

A Little Book Of Craftivism

Sarah Corbett

Released 10/31/13 Label Cicada Genre Protest Books Cat no. 9781908714077

Craftivism is a term coined by Betsy Greer, referring to the raising of social consciousness through the medium of craft. The Craftivist Collective, run by Sarah Corbett, is at the forefr...

The Communist Manifesto: A Modern Edition

Karl Marx

Released 04/04/12 Genre Protest Books

The second biggest-selling book ever published. In the two decades following the fall of the Berlin Wall, global capitalism became entrenched in its modern, neoliberal form. Its triumph w...