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An independent publisher of radical, left‐wing non­‐fiction books. Established in 1969, we are one of the oldest radical publishing houses in the UK, but our focus remains making timely interventions in contemporary struggles.
A sharp analysis of the nature of work under late capitalism, revealing the dark side of aspiration and utility
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Fight Islamophobia! Reading List

As racist undercurrents in many western societies become seemingly entrenched, the prevalence of Islamophobia has never been greater. This selection of books explores how Islamophobia has manifested and what we can do to fight it.

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VIDEO: Margaret Stevens introduces ‘Red International, Black Caribbean’

The history of black Communism remains sidelined. Pushing aside famous black leaders like Toussaint Louverture, Margaret Stevens introduces the passionate story of black Communists organising across the Caribbean.

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A lively oral history of the British student protests of 2010, bringing together activists, students, politicians and workers
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Voices of the Austerity Generation

Voices of the Austerity Generation

Matt Myers will be joined in conversation with Novara Media editor Ash Sarkar and other participants in the Student protests of 2010 to discuss the new book Student Revolt. Over the past few years the rules of British politics have...

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10th November: 2010 Student Protests Photo Diary

On 10 November 2010, protesters gathered to oppose government plans to raise tuition fees, Ian McDonald photographed the events, which reached its climax as protesters stormed campaign headquarters of the Conservative Party: Millbank Tower.

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Activism, Resistance and Dissent Reading List

From small acts of resistance in call centres and art galleries, to the strength of an international trade union, these books explore the activism that fights for change and makes global capitalism precarious.

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A history of the global nature of the radical union, The Industrial Workers of the World
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Wobblies of the World

Wobblies of the World

Join us at this free, public event to launch the new book anthology, Wobblies of the World: A Global History of the IWW, published by Pluto Press.

Co-editor Peter Cole will be present and in conversation with journalist Michelle...

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PODCAST: ‘Radicals in Conversation’ – Books for Prisoners!

In this episode we chat with Charlie Gilmour and Luke Billingham, discussing how books can open windows to those trapped inside the UK’s prison system.

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VIDEO: Peter Fleming introduces ‘The Death of Homo Economicus’

In this short video, Peter Fleming, author of The Death of Homo Economicus, answers the questions ‘who was homo economicus?’ and ‘how does its ghost continue to haunt us today?’

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Tithi Bhattacharya

Tithi Bhattacharya is a Marxist historian and activist, writing extensively on gender and the politics of Islamophobia. She has been active in movements for social justice throughout her life, spearheading campaigns across three continents. She is... VIEW
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