Books published by Haymarket Books


Ten Days That Shook the World

Haymarket Books | June 18, 2019 | 448 pages
A new edition of John Reed's classic eyewitness account of the Russian Revolution, 100 years since its first publication.  More Info

Against Apartheid

Haymarket Books | October 9, 2015 | 300 pages
A timely and incisive handbook that argues academic boycott is a vital component of the struggle against Israeli Apartheid  More Info

Shell Shocked

Haymarket Books | December 17, 2015 | 300 pages
For 51 days during the summer of 2014, the Israel military reduced much of Gaza to rubble. More than 2000 Palestinians lost their lives during the assault. Mohammad Omer, the only Palestinian journalist reporting in English about the assault, details the horrors of Operation Protective Edge in this... More Info

How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America

Haymarket Books | September 15, 2015 | 372 pages
How Capitalism Underdeveloped Black America dispenses impeccably comprehensive research to expose the realities of African American poverty, health, employment, and education, as well as other demographics. Marable's conclusions prove an undeniable connection between the oppression and exploitation... More Info

Uncivil Rites

Haymarket Books | October 9, 2015 | 254 pages
In 2014, renowned professor Steven Salaita had his appointment to a tenured professorship revoked by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in response to his tweets criticizing the Israeli government's assault on Gaza. Salaita's firing generated a huge public outcry, with thousands... More Info

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle

Haymarket Books | January 21, 2016 | 180 pages
In these essays, interviews and speeches, Angela Y. Davis illuminates connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world. Reflecting on the importance of black feminism, intersectionality and prison abolitionism for today's struggles, Davis... More Info

What's My Name, Fool?

Haymarket Books | July 22, 2019 | 293 pages
Offers a provocative and engaging look at the dirty business of sports and the inspired people who play them. From icons of the past like Billie Jean King to today's global superstars like Kobe Bryant and Barry Bonds, Zirin engages with the world of sports like no other sports writer today.... More Info


Haymarket Books | May 5, 2015 | 120 pages
Ecosocialists believe that the prevention of an unprecedented ecological catastrophe and the preservation of a natural environment favourable to human life are incompatible with the expansive and destructive logic of the capitalist system. In Ecosocialism, Michael Lowy, Research Director at Paris'... More Info

Sexuality and Socialism

Haymarket Books | July 22, 2019 | 333 pages
The movement for LGBT rights has greatly expanded sexual freedom, but many challenges confront this struggle for equality. Sherry Wolf offers a Marxist analysis that links today's struggles for equal rights to a future based on genuine liberation.  More Info

The Comintern

Haymarket Books | July 22, 2019 | 197 pages
A history of the Communist (third) International, from its auspicious beginnings in 1919 as the centre of world revolution, its first five years as a school of strategy and tactics, through to its degeneration at the hands of the Stalinist bureaucracy. Author Duncan Hallas was a British socialist... More Info

Between Equal Rights

Haymarket Books | July 22, 2019 | 375 pages
Mieville critically examines existing theories of international law and offers a compelling alternative Marxist view.  More Info

Lineages Of Revolt

Haymarket Books | September 10, 2013 | 348 pages
In this illuminating and original work, Hanieh demonstrates that the Arab Spring rebellions are about much more than democracy  More Info

Leon Trotsky

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 175 pages
This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.  More Info

The Speech

Haymarket Books | August 27, 2013 | 180 pages
Gary Younge explains why "The Speech" maintains its powerful social relevance by sharing the dramatic story behind it.  More Info

On Changing the World

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 200 pages
Michael Löwy highlights the cultural, ?spiritual,” and ethical dimensions of Marxist thought largely neglected by most of the existing literature.  More Info

Lucy Parsons

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 282 pages
The life and times of Lucy Parsons, early American radical and labor organizer, told definitively here.  More Info

The Mexican Revolution

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 180 pages
Why did the Mexican Revolution happen? What makes it distinctive? Was it even a revolution at all?  More Info

The John Carlos Story

Haymarket Books | December 11, 2012 | 220 pages
John Carlos, the man behind the most iconic moment of the Black Power movement, tells his story.  More Info

My People Are Rising

Haymarket Books | October 9, 2012 | 384 pages
A compelling look at the rise and fall of the Black Panther generation, through the eyes of a founding member.  More Info

Howard Zinn Speaks

Haymarket Books | November 6, 2012 | 320 pages
"Howard Zinn?there was no one like him. And to hear him speak was like listening to music that you loved?lyrical, uplifting, honest."?Michael Moore "Zinn's speeches . . . are a joy and an inspiration."?Marisa Tomei "Collected here for the first time, Howard's speeches come to us at the moment when... More Info

Cuba Since the Revolution Of 1959

Haymarket Books | December 13, 2011 | 369 pages
The Cuban Revolution's most informed and insightful historian critically assesses -- from the left -- its impact and legacy.  More Info

A Glance in the Rear View Mirror

Haymarket Books | July 17, 2012 | 60 pages
An introductory guide to the neo-liberal ideology of the global 1%. Perfect for those of us without economics degrees.  More Info

The Nazis, Capitalism and the Working Class

Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 287 pages
A contribution to the debate about the nature of Nazism and why understanding it still matters today.  More Info

Occupying Wall Street

Haymarket Books | April 3, 2012 | 217 pages
Looks at the first two months of the Occupy Wall Street movement, covering the events, culture, and daily life in and around Zuccoti Park, as well how the Occupiers in New York captured media attention and their movement began to spread.  More Info

Selections from Cultural Writings

Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 448 pages
Presents a selection of the influential cultural critic's writings on the relationship between culture and politics.  More Info

Democracy at Work

Haymarket Books | October 2, 2012 | 201 pages
A new manifesto for gaining democratic control of our workplaces.  More Info

African Struggles Today

Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 293 pages
This groundbreaking analysis examines the gains, contradictions, and frustrations of twenty-first century prodemocracy struggles across Southern Africa  More Info

Women Strikers Occupy Chain Stores, Win Big

Haymarket Books | July 17, 2012 | 60 pages
The first successful all women sit-in conducted by 'the counter girls' at the Detroit Woolworth's during the Great Depression.  More Info

The Civil Wars in U.S. Labor

Haymarket Books | March 1, 2011 | 409 pages
"Steve Early has long been a voice of distinctive clarity, honesty and intellectual seriousness in and about the labor movement."—Adolph Reed, Jr., professor of political science, University of Pennsylvania From forced trusteeships to hostile inter-union raids, the labor movement has been gripped... More Info

The Silenced Majority

Haymarket Books | October 9, 2012 | 345 pages
Provides a record of the current events, conflicts, and social movements shaping society today, sharing stories of global civil disobedience that have been ignored by mainstream media outlets.  More Info

Gaza in Crisis

Haymarket Books | November 9, 2010 | 242 pages
Two leading critical voices in the debate about the Israel-Palestine conflict survey the fallout from Israel's Operation Cast Lead in Gaza to offer insight into the region's humanitarian crisis, the UN's views and the campaign's agenda in a context of Israel's occupation of Palestine. Original.  More Info

Be Realistic

Haymarket Books | July 17, 2012 | 36 pages
Mike Davis delivers a brilliant defense of the Occupy movement and offers pragmatic advice to the 99%.  More Info

The Revolution Besieged

Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 480 pages
The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.  More Info

Lessons for Our Struggle

Haymarket Books | July 17, 2012 | 30 pages
The healthy growth of the Occupy Wall Street movement depends on a proper understanding of past struggles.  More Info


Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 238 pages
Islamophobia examines the origins of the ongoing assault on Muslims and Arabs in the U.S., and the "war on terror"  More Info

The Democrats

Haymarket Books | August 7, 2012 | 296 pages
"A smart, readable history of the Democrats that reminds us of the party's allegiance to capital."?Indypendent  More Info