Books written by David Barsamian

The Pen and the Sword

April 1, 2010 | 180 pages
Collects the transcripts of five wide-ranging radio interviews with internationally renowned Palestinian scholar and critic Edward Said (1935-2003), which cover such topics as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Said's written works, music and much more. Original.  More Info

Occupy the Economy

City Lights Publishers | May 1, 2012 | 190 pages
** Author David Barsamian is currently on tour with stops in OH, B.C., and NM. Please check for the most up-to-date tour information. ** Today's economic crisis is capitalism's worst since the Great Depression. Millions have lost their jobs, homes and healthcare while those who... More Info

Speaking of empire and resistance

New Press, The | April 22, 2019 | 234 pages
A leading activist and political writer who was exiled from Pakistan in the 1960s for his speaking out against imperialism and religious fundamentalism discusses such topics as the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the fate of modern-day Pakistan, and the reasons he believes that the war on terror and... More Info


Open Media | March 15, 2002 | 59 pages
Discusses the term "terrorist" in comparison to "freedom fighter," as the two concepts are perceived in American politics, and offers the author's comments on his return from a trip to Afghanistan to interview Osama bin Laden.  More Info

How the World Works

Counterpoint Press | September 20, 2011 | 336 pages
According to The New York Times, Noam Chomsky is ?arguably the most important intellectual alive.” But he isn't easy to read . . . or at least he wasn't until these books came along. Made up of intensively edited speeches and interviews, they offer something not found anywhere else: pure Chomsky,... More Info