Books published by Pm Pr

The Vegetarian Myth

PM Press | October 21, 2017 | 309 pages
The vegetarian diet is praised for being sustainable and animal-friendly, but after 20 years of being a vegan, Lierre Keith has changed her opinion. Contravening popular opinion, she bravely argues that agriculture is a relentless assault against the planet. In service to annual grains, humans have... More Info

My Life, My Body

PM Press | September 1, 2015 | 128 pages
In a candid and intimate new collection of essays, poems, memoirs, reviews, rants, and railerries, Marge Piercy discusses her own development as a working-class feminist, the highs and lows of TV culture, the ego dances of a writer's life, the homeless and the housewife, Allen Ginsberg and Marilyn... More Info

Sometimes the Spoon Runs Away with Another Spoon Coloring Book

PM Press | October 21, 2017 | 40 pages
Traditional fairytales and nursery rhymes are often infamous for their misogyny - but things are about to change in this fun, subversive colouring book that aims to dismantle the 'princess industry' by replacing the Sleeping Beauties and Prince Charmings of the fairytale world with more... More Info

Creating a Movement with Teeth

PM Press | October 21, 2017 | 315 pages
Bursting into existence in the Pacific Northwest of the US in 1975, the George Jackson Brigade claimed 14 pipe bombings against corporate and state targets, multiple bank robberies and the daring rescue of a jailed member of the organisation. Collected in one volume for the first time, Creating a... More Info

The Last of the Hippies

PM Press | July 1, 2015 | 128 pages
First published in 1982 as part of the Crass record album Christ: The Album, Penny Rimbaud's The Last of the Hippies is a fiery anarchist polemic centered on the story of his friend, Phil Russell aka Wally Hope, who was murdered by the State while incarcerated in a mental institution. Wally Hope... More Info

No Gods, No Masters, No Peripheries

PM Press | July 1, 2015 | 416 pages
Was anarchism in areas outside of Europe an import and a script to be mimicked? Was it perpetually at odds with other currents of the Left? The authors in this collection take up these questions of geographical and political peripheries. Building on recent research that has emphasized the plural... More Info

Stop, Thief!

PM Press | March 1, 2014 | 336 pages
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The Big Gay Alphabet Coloring Book

PM Press | June 1, 2015 | 64 pages
Grab your crayons and your backpack for a fantastical journey through The Big Gay Alphabet Coloring Book, an activity book for adults that highlights memorable victories and collective moments in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and pansexual culture. Each unique page, made... More Info

Solidarity Unionism

PM Press | April 1, 2015 | 128 pages
Critical reading for all who care about the future of labor, Solidarity Unionism draws deeply on Staughton Lynd's experiences as a labor lawyer and activist in Youngstown, Ohio, and on his profound understanding of the history of the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO). The book helps us... More Info

Maroon the Implacable

Pm Press | April 1, 2013 | 300 pages
During a lengthy incarceration spent mostly in solitary confinement, political prisoner Russell Maroon Shoatz has developed into a prolific writer and powerful voice for the disenfranchised. This first published collection of his accumulated works showcases his sharp and profound understanding of... More Info

Black Mask and Up Against the Wall Motherfucker

Pm Press | January 1, 2011 | 166 pages
This volume collects the complete ten issues of the paper Black Mask (produced from 1966-1967 by Ben Morea and Ron Hahne), together with a generous collection of the leaflets, articles, and flyers generated by Black Mask and UAW/MF, the UAW/MF Magazine, and both the Free Press and Rolling Stone... More Info

Talking Anarchy

PM Press | January 1, 2014 | 176 pages
Of all political views, anarchism is the most ill-represented. For more than thirty years, in over thirty books, Colin Ward patiently explained anarchist solutions to everything from vandalism to climate change—and celebrated unofficial uses of the landscape as commons, from holiday camps to... More Info

Until the Rulers Obey

Pm Press | November 1, 2013 | 544 pages
Bringing together voices from the movements behind the wave of change that swept Latin America at the turn of the 21st century, this unique collection of interviews features five dozen leaders and grassroots activists from 15 countries, presenting their work and debating pressing questions of... More Info

Socialist and Labor Songs

PM Press | February 1, 2014 | 96 pages
Compiled from several generations in America and from around the world, the songs and sheet music in this compendium were originally written in English, Danish, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Yiddish.  More Info

Global Slump

Pm Press | January 15, 2011 | 230 pages
"David McNally's tremendously timely book is packed with significant theoretical and practical insights, and offers actually existing examples of what is to be done. Global Slump urgently details how changes in the capitalist space-economy over the past 25 years, especially in the forms that money... More Info

A Living Spirit of Revolt

PM Press | November 1, 2013 | 256 pages
Dissecting anarchist history from classic examples through contemporary occurrences, and even tying it to everyday life, this exploration collects many disparate movements into a cohesive whole to better understand anarchy in theory and praxis. The book posits modern anarchy as not only the most... More Info

Cazzarola!

PM Press | November 1, 2013 | 336 pages
A gripping novel that is at once political, historical, and romantic, Cazzarola! spans 130 years in the life of the Discordias, a fictionalized family of Italian anarchists. It details the family's heroic, multigenerational resistance to fascism in Italy and their ongoing involvement in the... More Info

Modern Politics

PM Press | November 1, 2013 | 176 pages
Back in print for the first time in 30 years, this volume provides a brilliant and accessible summation of the ideas of left Marxist giant C. L. R. James. Originally delivered in 1960 as a series of lectures in his native Trinidad, James’s wide-ranging erudition and enduring relevance are... More Info

The Science of Herself

PM Press | November 1, 2013 | 128 pages
Widely respected in the so-called “mainstream” for her New York Times bestselling novels, Karen Joy Fowler is also a formidable, often controversial, and always exuberant presence in Science Fiction. Here she debuts a provocative new story written especially for this series. Set in the days of... More Info

Jobs with Justice

PM Press | June 13, 2013 | 192 pages
Through a series of interviews and essays, this compendium gives voice to the community, labor, immigrant, student, and faith activists that have built Jobs with Justice (JwJ). The book speaks on both the core principles of the organization for workers’ rights and the experiences since its... More Info

Braided Lives

PM Press | July 1, 2013 | 456 pages
Jill and Donna are cousins and lifelong best friends but could not be more different. Despite their contrasting characters, fiercely independent, dark, street-smart Jill and pretty, blond, alluring Donna are very close, attending college together in Ann Arbor and then moving to New York City after... More Info

State Capitalism and World Revolution

PM Press | July 1, 2013 | 160 pages
Originally published in 1950, this analysis by three respected activists successfully predicted the future course of Marxism. Their revolutionary critique of industrial civilization possessed a striking originality that was insular in its political context and optimistic in its expectations for the... More Info

From the Bottom of the Heap

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 245 pages
Expanded and updated with new photographs and stories, this autobiography of one of the Angola Three traces the life of Robert Hillary King from his early days in Louisiana, through a troubled adolescence, a conviction that kept him behind bars for decades, his relationship with the Black Panther... More Info

The Cnt in the Spanish Revolution

Pm Pr | April 1, 2012 | 312 pages
A careful chronicle of political change and hope in 1930s Spain, this staggering work examines how the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), rose up against the oppressive structures of Spanish society. Documenting a history of revolution that failed at the hands of its enemies on both the... More Info

Operation Marriage

PM Press | October 1, 2011 | 32 pages
When a friend at school tells Alex her parents are not really married, Alex and her brother, Nicky, attempt to persuade their two mothers to have the ceremony.  More Info

The Red Army Faction, a Documentary History

Pm Press | June 1, 2013 | 448 pages
The long-awaited second volume of the first-ever English-language study of the Red Army Faction (RAF)—West Germany's most notorious urban guerillas—covers the period immediately following the organization's near total decimation in 1977. During this period, the RAF was in a state of regrouping... More Info

Left of the Dial

Pm Press | July 1, 2013 | 320 pages
Featuring interviews with such leading punk underground figures as Ian MacKaye, Jello Biafra and Dave Dictor, an analysis of the legacy of punk's sometimes fuzzy political ideology, homegrown traditions and challenge of social norms illuminates the genre's oral history as understood by performers... More Info

Basic Skills Caucasian Americans Workbook

Pm Press | June 1, 2013 | 128 pages
The “mysterious” world of Caucasian Americans comes alive through history lessons, puzzles, and word games for all ages in this humorous parody. Presented as a scholastic style educational workbook, it illuminates the history of Caucasian Americans in the United States from a Native American... More Info

Soft Money

Pm Press | April 1, 2013 | 256 pages
Officer Filomena Buscarela has traded in her uniform for the many joys and trials of being a single parent, but her passion for justice burns as hot as ever in this second installment of the critically acclaimed mystery series set in 1980s New York City. When the owner of Filomena's neighborhood... More Info

Towards Collective Liberation

Pm Press | March 1, 2013 | 300 pages
Organized into four sections, this collection of essays is geared toward activists engaging with the dynamic questions of how to create and support effective movements for visionary systemic change. These essays and interviews present powerful lessons for transformative organizing. It offers a... More Info

Oscar Lopez Rivera

Pm Press | March 1, 2013 | 144 pages
The life story of Puerto Rican freedom fighter and leader Oscar López Rivera, outlined in this book, is one of courage, valor, and sacrifice. In 1981, Oscar was convicted of seditious conspiracy and other crimes for which he is still imprisoned, making him the longest-held political prisoner in... More Info

Barred for Life

Pm Press | February 14, 2013 | 328 pages
Cataloging the legacy of the American punk rock pioneers Black Flag, this photo documentary uses stark, contrasting portraits to share the stories of the die-hard fans who wear the iconic four-barred logo tattooed on their skin. From doctors to homeless punks, stories range from the intensely... More Info
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Rad Dad

PM Press | September 1, 2011 | 200 pages
A compilation of top-selected essays from the award-winning magazine and the Daddy Dialectic blog features contributions by best-selling writers, musicians and others on issues challenging today's fathers, from gender politics and sperm donations to war and racism. Original.  More Info

Accompanying

Pm Press | November 26, 2012 | 160 pages
Distinguishes strategies of social change into the complementary parts of organizing and accompaniment, citing the examples of the 1960s United States and Archbishop Óscar Romero of El Salvador while tracing the author's own participation in five social movements. By the co-author of Labor Law for... More Info

Anarchy Comics

Pm Press | November 26, 2012 | 223 pages
Reviving an iconic comic series originally published from 1978 to 1986, this exclusive collection brings together the legendary four issues of Anarchy Comics, the underground comic that melded anarchist politics with a punk sensibility, producing a riveting mix of satire, revolt, and artistic... More Info

Earth at Risk

Pm Press | December 1, 2012 | 288 pages
The annual conference Earth at Risk: Building a Resistance Movement to Save the Planet features environmental thinkers and activists who are willing to ask the hardest questions about the seriousness of the planet's situation, and this book presents an impassioned critique of the dominant culture... More Info

Alternative Vegan

Pm Pr | December 1, 2011 | 224 pages
Outlines a variety of flavorful options that do not use substitutes and incorporate South Asian flavors, explaining how to stock a kitchen and improvise cooking with simple ingredients, in an updated edition that includes such options as Chipotle Garlic Risotto, Kashmiri Biriyani and No-Cheese... More Info

Banksy Locations & Tours

PM Press | September 1, 2011 | 180 pages
An up-to-date visual tour of the rest of the graffiti artist's street works from the past five years catalogs more than 100 different locations and is complemented by informative facts, a walking tour of pieces in Banksy's native Bristol and examples of graffiti works by a selection of his peers.... More Info

The Revolution of Everyday Life

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 266 pages
Finally, back in print again, the essential handbook for all of us still alienated by modern capitalism. Together with Debord, Vaneigem was the main theorist of Situationist ideas. He has the added benefit of being eminently more readable! An incredible work, more potent now than ever. "We have a... More Info

Punk Rock

Pm Press | July 17, 2012 | 562 pages
Draws on over one hundred fifty interviews with key musicians from the punk-rock scene to describe the rise of the genre, from its roots in the 1960s to the influence of such acts as The Clash, The Sex Pistols, and the Buzzcocks.  More Info

Love and Struggle

Pm Pr | December 1, 2011 | 384 pages
Written from the maximum-security prison where he has lived for almost 30 years, this enlightening memoir chronicles the militant career of David Gilbert, a radical activist whose incarceration is due to his involvement in the 1981 Brinks robbery, an attempted expropriation that resulted in four... More Info

Catastrophism

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 163 pages
Amid a global zeitgeist of impending catastrophe, this book explores the culture of fear so prevalent in today's politics, economic climate, and religious extremism. The authors of this collection argue that the lens of catastrophe through which so many of today's issues are examined distorts... More Info

Banksy: Locations & Tours, Volume 1

Pm Press | November 1, 2011 | 180 pages
Three visual tours by the influential critic and photographer catalog and assess recent street works by the political graffiti artist and his peers, incorporating into an expanded edition provocative and informative examples by such figures as Eine, Faile and El Chivo. Original.  More Info

Ivy, Homeless in San Francisco

Pm Press | June 1, 2011 | 180 pages
When Ivy and her father are evicted from their San Francisco apartment, they feel lucky to finally wind up at the home of their friends, Eugenia and Oscar Orr.  More Info

Paths Toward Utopia

Pm Press | October 5, 2012 | 120 pages
Consisting of 10 collaborative picture-essays that weave poetic words with intricate yet bold images, this collection aims to challenge readers into thinking of community action in a positive light. Depicting what it would be like to live, every day, in a world created from below, where coercion... More Info

Dance the Eagle to Sleep

Pm Pr | January 1, 2012 | 264 pages
Through the experiences of four young revolutionaries--rock star Shawn; part Indian Corey; Billy, a brilliant young scientist; and Joanna, a runaway who survives on pot and sex--a macabre and moving adventure brings an all-too-possible future into shattering focus. By the author of Sleeping with... More Info

Outrage

Pm Press | August 24, 2012 | 201 pages
A 19th-century French anarchist and criminal details his 14-year incarceration in, and eventual escape from, the penal colonies on Devil's Island. Reissue.  More Info

On the Ground

Pm Pr | November 1, 2011 | 208 pages
Recounts the birth of the underground newspaper movement in the mid-1960s from the Berkeley Barb to the Chicago Seed as told by the people involved with their production and distribution including Bill Ayers, Paul Buhle and Trina Robbins. Original.  More Info

The Cnt in the Spanish Revolution

Pm Pr | April 1, 2012 | 296 pages
A careful chronicle of political change and hope in 1930s Spain, this staggering work examines how the Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT), rose up against the oppressive structures of Spanish society. Documenting a history of revolution that failed at the hands of its enemies on both the... More Info

Anarchist Pedagogies

Pm Press | August 1, 2012 | 340 pages
"Education is a challenging subject for anarchists. Many are critical about working within a state-run education system that is embedded in hierarchical, standardized, and authoritarian structures. Numerous individuals and collectives envision the creation of counterpublics or alternative... More Info

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