Baumgardner’s groundbreaking new book includes abortion testimonials by Ani DiFranco, Barbara Ehrenreich, Gloria Steinem, and others.
An exposé of an America no one is comfortable talking about: the volatile ground where male violence and sexuality overlap.
Concerns with human rights, political oppression, sexuality, race, and Jamaican culture thematically connect these essays.
A dramatic and inspirational memoir from one of the world’s top leaders of the movement for gay and lesbian equality.
A refreshingly non-doctrinaire anthology of writings and interviews covering much of the intellectual geography of the new anti-market left.
This edition marks the 40th anniversary of the original publication of Kovic’s American antiwar classic and features a new foreword by Bruce Springsteen.
Brooklyn Noir is back, this time with a true-crime vengeance.
In advance of the 2016 Olympics, Akashic launches Dave Zirin’s new sports imprint—Edge of Sports—with a dramatic memoir by Olympic gold medalist Anthony Ervin.
Climb: Taking Every Step with Conviction, Courage, and Calculated Risk to Achieve a Thriving Career and a Successful Life
A professional playbook offering guidance to women in the contemporary workplace.
Tom Hayden brings a lifetime of experience to the challenge of ending the Iraq War—and preventing future wars.
Zeigler tells the story of how sports has been radically transformed for LGBT athletes in the past four years.
This updated paperback edition has information on all of the latest developments with the Chinese government crackdown, including Danny Schechter’s analysis of the alleged public suicides by Falun Gong practitioners in Tiananmen Square in February 2001.
A passionate and critical analysis of the life cycle of Fame, from film producer/director and former worldwide TV star Justine Bateman.
The Five Biggest Lies Bush Told Us About Iraq is the comprehensive source on the administration’s campaign of disinformation before, during, and after the second Gulf War.
How a mother whose son died soon after birth came to consider his life a miracle.
A long-overdue female-centric perspective on underground rock music, featuring photos by Tricarico and essays by Joan Jett, Amy Farina, Allison Wolfe, Donita Sparks, and more!
A fascinating collection of Frederick Douglass’s always-controversial speeches in Brooklyn, New York.
National Book Award/Pulitzer Prize finalist Adam Haslett tackles George Washington’s Rules of Civility, which will be printed in its entirety. In addition to an introductory essay, Haslett annotates the text.
A seminal Jones/Baraka literary land mine that launches AkashiClassics: Renegade Reprint Series.
Includes Goldberg’s groundbreaking book Dispatches from the Culture Wars, plus a new author introduction and additional chapters.
Kovic’s impassioned, timely memoir about the American Veterans Movement picks up where Born on the Fourth of July leaves off.
This paperback edition of Goldberg’s highly acclaimed homage to 1967 includes a new afterword and twenty beautiful and evocative photographs.
Fifty years after 1967, Goldberg explores the continued relevance of political and cultural movements from that pivotal year in history.
Israeli American journalist Schalit distinguishes between the Israel he knows and the image of it in the minds of Americans.
Debut title from RDV Books!
Foreword By Cornel West
Visionary author Percival Everett will take an atheist’s-eye-view of the little-known “Jefferson Bible,” the third president’s response to the King James Bible.
Schalit critically interrogates everything from Middle Eastern politics to the New Economy, from debates in the independent music scene about “selling out” to the current cultural interventions of Jerry Falwell and his followers.
Acclaimed novelist and satirist Neal Pollack analyzes and dissects selected early writings by Founding Father John Adams.
The paperback reissue of the national best-selling memoir from the M*A*S*H star, with a brand-new introduction by Martin Sheen.
A riveting tale of sickness and survival from the first female author on the Punk Planet Books imprint that brought you the indie hit Hairstyles of the Damned.
The impassioned memoirs from one of America’s leading civil liberties attorneys of the 20th century.
Misstating the State of the Union: Right-Wing Media Distortions About the Clinton and Bush Presidencies
Best-selling author David Brock leads an analysis of right-wing media distortions.
A riveting account of life as a closeted professional athlete from gay NFL player O’Callaghan, against the backdrop of depression, opioid addiction, and the threat of suicide.
News Dissector brings together Schechter’s writings on human rights, politics, and the media over a span of four decades of activism and reporting.
This memoir—the first release on best-selling author Ann Hood’s Gracie Belle imprint—about the fathomless loss of a beloved child reveals how tragedy can transform us and make us more fully alive.
Mike Farrell’s gripping and often hilarious book tour memoir provides a framework for grassroots civic engagement.
Kapralov’s work revolves around his years living and working as an artist in New York’s East Village in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
A detailed and intimate personal history of the Middle East peace process by one of its founding architects.
Playing President: My Close Encounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton–and How They Did Not Prepare Me for George W. Bush
In Playing President, Robert Scheer offers an unparalleled insight into the presidential mind.
Best-selling author/activist William Upski Wimsatt is back with a blueprint for contemporary political organizers.
The powerful memoir of a female African American advertising executive’s unprecedented and unlikely success, which began in the Mad Men era.
An American Rasta’s retelling of episodes in American history with an anti-colonial thrust and a view toward charting a brighter future.
An authentic and riveting hip-hop memoir in the Joan Didion tradition from Bronx native Lewis.
September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows presents a powerful collection of essays, photos, and heartfelt stories about their deeply personal responses to their very public tragedies.
A stirring story of criminality, drug addiction, recovery, and unlikely fame.
A timely memoir about world record–breaking Tyus’s 1964 and 1968 Olympic victories, amid the turbulence of the 1960s, along with contemporary reflections.
Two Times Intro is Michael Stipe’s intimate and evocative visual diary of Patti Smith’s return to live performance.
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A meticulously researched and powerful exposé on the epidemic of cover-up that surrounds sexual assault and college football players.
Cherished former Vermont governor Kunin teams up with Baumgardner to tell the inspiring story of American politicians’ growing acceptance of gay marriage.
In interviews and essays, high-profile activist athletes explore the intersection of sports and politics.
Lydia Lunch’s second book will provoke rage, awe, and infectious desire.
Former NFL quarterback McPherson examines the roots of masculinity gone awry and how it promotes violence against women.
A cookbook inspired by the food of Ziggy’s upbringing in the household of Bob and Rita Marley.
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A photographic history of the DC-based 1980s punk rock band that recorded for Dischord Records.
An inspiring children’s picture book about the indomitable spirit of Jamaican six-time Olympic medal winner Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce.
Ralph Nader and his family share recipes inspired by his parents’ commitment to the healthy diet of their homeland of Lebanon.
A groundbreaking biography of the world’s first female sports superstar, the pioneering and uncompromising Lottie Dod.