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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.
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Black Critique

We live in a troubled world. The rise of authoritarianism marks the dominant current political order. The end of colonial empires did not inaugurate a more humane world; rather, the old order reasserted itself.
In opposition, throughout the...

Forthcoming books
The first book on the political philosophy of this radical hero
New Books
A collection of essays by one of the foremost scholars on the Black Radical Tradition
New Books
In a divided continent, Black women and women of colour come together to undertake creative resistances and imagine radical new futures.
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bell hooks

bell hooks is an author, feminist and activist, whose writing is at the juncture of race, class, and gender. A figurehead of intersectionality, she has authored numerous feminist classics and in 2014 the bell hooks institute was founded in her name.... VIEW

PODCAST: ‘Radicals in Conversation’
Labour: Rebuilding After 2019

James Meadway, Sam Philips and Martin Bowman discuss why the 2019 General Election was so disastrous for Labour, and what needs to happen next.

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New Books
The first biography of the great American writer in over a decade

Afrofeminism and Black Feminism in Europe

Across Europe, Black women and women of colour are coming together to undertake creative feminist and Afrofeminist resistance.

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Understanding and transforming the universities' colonial foundations.
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