Haymarket Books

Haymarket Books

:"This article is about the US publisher, which should not be confused with Haymarket Cafe Books, a worker-owned co-operative bookstore and anarchist infoshop located in Calgary, Alberta, Canada."

Haymarket Books is a non-profit left-wing book publisher and distributor. It is the publishing house of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change. It was founded in 2000, and named in memory of the "Haymarket Martyrs" - five anarchist labor activists given the death penalty after the Haymarket Riot and now generally believed to have been innocent.

Haymarket publishes nonfiction from a left-wing or socialist perspective, with subjects focusing primarily on history and politics. It publishes both original work and out-of-print "classics." In addition to books, it publishes a magazine, International Socialist Review, audio tapes, and political buttons.

Books sold are separated into topics:Culture & Media, Economics,En Espanol,Environment & Science,Globalization & Imperialism,Labor Movement,Latin America,Literature & Fiction,Marxism & Socialism,Middle East,Racism & Civil Rights,U.S. History & Politics,Women's Rights,and World History.

Haymarket Books publishes a range of titles, including books about contemporry politics, such as Dave Zirin's What's My Name Fool? Sports and Resistance in the United States and Giuliana Sgrena's Friendly Fire.

Original works on Marxism and socialism include pamphlets and books by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Leon Trotsky, Vladimir Lenin, and Rosa Luxemburg such as Marx's "Das Kapital", the "The Communist Manifesto", Engel's "Socialism Utopian and Scientific", and Trotsky's "Literature and Revolution". Books on socialism, Marxism, and Leninism by contemporary socialists are also included.

Haymarket also publishes accounts of various revolutions such as Alexander Rabinowitch's "The Bolsheviks Come to Power", "Building the Party" and "All Power to the Soviets" by Tony Cliff about the Russian Revolution, along with books about the Spanish Revolution and the German Revolution.

External links

* [http://www.haymarketbooks.org/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=SFNT&Store_Code=Haymarket Haymarket site]

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