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3 Books that Speak to the Reality of America Under Trump

This week, Revolution Books is offering 15% off on three books that speak to the moment.

Tuesday, Aug 4, 7pm
Author Stuart Schrader in livestream reading & discussion with Carl Dix of
Badges Without Borders: How Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing

An extremely important and timely program against the backdrop of and resistance to Trump's deployment of Gestapo-like federal police forces to Portland to suppress the just uprising against white supremacy. This week 15% off: $25.46

Separated: Inside an American Tragedy
Jacob Soboroff examines the Trump administration’s systematic and cruel separation of migrant families at the U.S.-Mexico borderand the conditions of the children in custody. He traces the odyssey of one separated family from Guatemala whose lives were threatened by narcos. Seeking asylum in the U.S., they were separated at the border—the son ending up in Texas, and the father in the Mojave Desert of central California.

How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them
Jason Stanley identifies “ten pillars” of fascism. Among these are propagating a “mythic version” of a country's “past greatness,” emphasizing racial purity, tradition and patriarchy; “law and order” politics based on the assumption that members of minority groups are criminals; anti-intellectualism; and demonizing groups deemed “outsiders,” like immigrants and Muslims. Watch Jason Stanley's 2019 talk at Revolution Books. Special price this week: $14.45

To know and change the world, get into Bob Avakian and the New Communism

THE NEW COMMUNISM: The science, the strategy, the leadership for an actual revolution, and a radically new society on the road to real emancipation Cover Image
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Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America (draft proposal) Cover Image
BAsics, from the talks and writings of Bob Avakian Cover Image
Observations on Art and Culture, Science and Philosophy Cover Image
Science and Revolution: On the Importance of Science and the Application of Science to Society, the New Synthesis of Communism and the Leadership of Bob Avakian Cover Image

Specials as we open at-the-door
10% off - pick up in-store or continue to ship to wherever you are

American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt Cover Image
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The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
Riot Baby Cover Image

HOW LONG? After 400 years, long past time for this system of oppression and murder to go!

PLEASE NOTE: Many essential books about the history of American slavery, genocide and white supremacy are selling out from publishers and distributors and are being rushed to print. Keep checking back; meanwhile, browse our recommended titles that you may not know. AND many titles are available in e-book and audio format. Click the book to see.

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Begin Again: James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own Cover Image
Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America Cover Image
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Cover Image
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Constitution for the New Socialist Republic in North America (draft proposal) Cover Image

American Empire and American Crimes

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Badges without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing (American Crossroads #56) Cover Image
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Coffeeland: One Man's Dark Empire and the Making of Our Favorite Drug Cover Image
Empire of Borders: The Expansion of the US Border Around the World Cover Image
The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World War II (Dispatch Books) Cover Image
The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 Cover Image

Past time to use the F word!
The horrors of fascism, the real history and what it means for now

The Coming Civil War and Repolarization for Revolution in the Present Era
How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them Cover Image
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Hitler's American Model: The United States and the Making of Nazi Race Law Cover Image
A Brief History of Fascist Lies Cover Image
Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment Is Killing America's Heartland Cover Image

Children and young adults can understand and change the world

Jacob Lawrence in the City Cover Image
Ada Twist, Scientist Cover Image
Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
Birth of the Cool: How Jazz Great Miles Davis Found His Sound Cover Image
Jane Against the World: Roe v. Wade and the Fight for Reproductive Rights Cover Image

Libros en Español

Lo BAsico, de los discursos y escritos de Bob Avakian (Spanish Edition) Cover Image
Lola: Edición en español de ISLANDBORN Cover Image
Largo pétalo de mar Cover Image
The Cat in the Hat/El Gato Ensombrerado (The Cat in the Hat Spanish Edition): Bilingual Edition (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
Guerra Contra Todos los Puertorriqueños: Revolución y Terror en la Colonia Americana Cover Image

Fiction and the raw truth of racist America

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The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
Kindred Cover Image
Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
The Nickel Boys: A Novel Cover Image
If Beale Street Could Talk (Vintage International) Cover Image

New history titles that caught our eye

The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States Cover Image
Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory Cover Image
Wilmington's Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy Cover Image
The Jakarta Method: Washington's Anticommunist Crusade and the Mass Murder Program that Shaped Our World Cover Image
Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire Cover Image

Fiction from around the world to expand your world

Sharks in the Time of Saviors: A Novel Cover Image
How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
A Burning: A novel Cover Image
My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel Cover Image
The Old Drift: A Novel Cover Image

Migration and immigration

Sand and Blood: America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border Cover Image
Undocumented: How Immigration Became Illegal Cover Image
The Guarded Gate: Bigotry, Eugenics and the Law That Kept Two Generations of Jews, Italians, and Other European Immigrants Out of America Cover Image
Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move Cover Image

Understanding pandemics

How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS Cover Image
The Ebola Epidemic: The Fight, the Future Cover Image
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History Cover Image
Silent Travelers: Germs, Genes, and the Immigrant Menace Cover Image
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary Edition Cover Image

Gender and sexuality: the oppression of women and LGBTQ people

We Want Our Bodies Back: Poems Cover Image
What We Talk about When We Talk about Rape Cover Image
Gender and Our Brains: How New Neuroscience Explodes the Myths of the Male and Female Minds Cover Image
Pornified: How Pornography Is Damaging Our Lives, Our Relationships, and Our Families Cover Image
In the Body of the World: A Memoir of Cancer and Connection Cover Image

Authors who have spoken at Revolution Books: select the book to buy it or to watch the talk!

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The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
The Uninhabitable Earth: Life After Warming Cover Image
Fashionopolis: The Price of Fast Fashion and the Future of Clothes Cover Image
How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them Cover Image
Homegoing: A novel Cover Image

Biography and memoir

The Autobiography of Malcolm X Cover Image
Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir Cover Image
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
Big Black: Stand at Attica Cover Image
From Ike to Mao and Beyond: My Journey from Mainstream America to Revolutionary Communist Cover Image

Art and music

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Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Cover Image
Roy DeCarava: the sound i saw Cover Image
Dancing in Blackness: A Memoir Cover Image
Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power Cover Image


Felon: Poems Cover Image
The Tradition Cover Image
WHEREAS: Poems Cover Image
Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin Poets) Cover Image

Science and the environment

A Terrible Thing to Waste: Environmental Racism and Its Assault on the American Mind Cover Image
The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory Cover Image
The Science of Evolution and the Myth of Creationism: Knowing What's Real and Why It Matters Cover Image
Astrophysics for People in a Hurry Cover Image
Darwin's Apostles: The Men Who Fought to Have Evolution Accepted, Their Times, and How the Battle Continues Cover Image

The Russian Revolution (1917-56)...The Chinese Revolution (1949-76)

October: The Story of the Russian Revolution Cover Image
Red Star Over China: The Classic Account of the Birth of Chinese Communism Cover Image
Fanshen: A Documentary of Revolution in a Chinese Village Cover Image
The Unknown Cultural Revolution: Life and Change in a Chinese Village Cover Image
The Battle for China's Past: Mao and the Cultural Revolution Cover Image