Antifa: the Anti-fascist Handbook – 'What Trump said made the book seem even more urgent'

Rushed into print after the US president said there were ‘fine people on both sides’ of the Charlottesville clashes, Mark Bray’s guide provides tactics for those hoping to ‘defeat the resurgent far right’When US president Donald Trump drew a parallel between the far-right protestors in Charlottesville and counter demonstrators last week, saying that, “You had people that were very fine people on both sides. Not all those people were neo-Nazis, not all those people were white supremacists”, Melville House rushed into action.The independent publisher worked around the clock to get a new book printed following Trump’s remarks, and one week later, Antifa: the Anti-fascist Handbook is on bookshop shelves. A history of and guide to the anti-fascism movement, Antifa had originally been scheduled for September, but “everything in Charlottesville, and Trump’s odd behaviour around it, meant we tried to accelerate it even more,” said Melville House co-founder Dennis Johnson. “When the president said what he said, it made the book seem even more urgent.” Related: ‘Alt-right’, ‘alt-left’ – the rhetoric of hate after Charlottesville Related: Anti-fascist activists take on Trump and the far right: 'Resistance is our only shot' Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Heyday Books, 'L.A. Times' Partner on Anti-Trump Book

California indie Heyday Books, which is best known as a publisher of regional titles, is departing from its standard fare with a new book called 'Our Dishonest President.' The essay collection, which Heyday crashed, is set to hit shelves on July 4. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Granta acquires 'urgent' Trump book by New Yorker's Gessen

Granta has acquired an “urgent” exploration of Donald Trump’s presidency by New Yorker journalist Masha Gessen.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-05 21:48:24 UTC ]
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Russia blamed for hacking Amazon listing of anti-Trump book

Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, has sales blurb rewritten to repeat slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian hackers are behind an attack on the Amazon page for a self-styled manual for resisting US president... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russia blamed for Amazon listing of anti-Trump book

Historian Timothy Snyder’s On Tyranny, which offers lessons on resisting repressive rule, provokes fake book listing that repeats slogan seen on pro-Putin posters Publishers believe that Russian individuals are behind the creation of an fake book parodying a self-styled manual for resisting US... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Norwich's Book Hive 'astounded' by Susan Hill's 'anti-Trump bias' claim

The Book Hive in Norwich has said it is "astounded" by author Susan Hill's claim of anti-Trump bias. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Michelle Obama book vies with Trump exposé at book awards

Michelle Obama’s Becoming goes up against Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury at the British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

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The Book Hive teams with local book club to fight Trump 'threat'

The Book Hive in Norwich has teamed up with a local book club to help spread opposition to Donald Trump through literature.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trump won't leave office peacefully, his former lawyer Cohen claims in upcoming book

Michael Cohen's memoir about U.S. President Donald Trump will be released Sept. 8 by Skyhorse Publishing, which confirmed the news on Thursday. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-08-14 12:29:48 UTC ]
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Woodward's Next Trump Book Gets Title, Details Revealed

Simon & Schuster's dominance over the Trump exposé category is likely to be reaffirmed this September 15, when the publisher will release 'Rage,' the latest title by the Pulitzer Prize–winning 'Washington Post' reporter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Woodward pens new Trump book Rage for S&S

Simon & Schuster is releasing Rage, a second book on Donald Trump by journalist Bob Woodward that includes material from letters between the President and North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-12 13:54:39 UTC ]
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Mary Trump Book Drove Sales Gains Last Week

Unit sales of print books rose 11.5% last week as Mary L. Trump's 'Too Much and Never Enough' sold over 337,000 print units at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The juvenile nonfiction category had a 21.3% increase. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oneworld acquires 'urgent' book on mortality from Toolis

Oneworld will publish Kevin Toolis’ new book, Nine Rules to Conquer Death, on 15th October 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-20 14:22:39 UTC ]
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Book by Donald Trump's niece sells nearly 1m copies on its first day

Mary Trump’s Too Much and Never Enough sold 950,000 copiesLegal attempts to prevent book’s publication failedThe bombshell family tell-all book by Mary Trump, the US president’s niece, sold almost a million copies by the end of its first day on sale and remains firmly at the top of Amazon’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-16 21:20:12 UTC ]
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Manual on how to raise anti-racist children goes to Dialogue Books

Dialogue Books has acquired "a vital toolkit for parents to talk to their children about race", called Wish We Knew What to Say, by behavioural and data scientist Dr Pragya Agarwal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 20:25:41 UTC ]
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A former Mueller prosecutor’s upcoming book will cover “mistakes” the team made.

Andrew Weissmann, who served as a prosecutor for Robert Mueller during an investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election, is releasing a book this fall—and says it will include details on the investigation’s “mistakes.” Random House will publish Where Law Ends: Inside the Mueller... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 17:26:22 UTC ]
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Column: Horror clouds every page of Mary Trump's book about her Uncle Donald

'Too Much and Never Enough,' a book written about President Trump by his niece, is dark right from the get-go. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-09 18:03:41 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book to July 14

The latest step in the next book Donald Trump wants to block: The Big Five publisher accelerates the book's release, as pre-orders soar. The post Simon & Schuster Moves Up Mary Trump Book to July 14 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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