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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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The accidental book review that made Jack Kerouac famous

One article shifted the culture. Ronald K.L. Collins wonders whether it could happen today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 07:10:24 UTC ]
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Change to books team at W H Smith as Carrington made trading director

W H Smith's trading director for books, news and impulse Al Aldous will move across to W H Smith's online personalised greeting cards and gifts business next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 00:40:53 UTC ]
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Why Donald Trump Jr.’s bestselling book has a dagger beside it. Yes, a dagger.

Briefly, should you have to argue with a relative this Thanksgiving about the actual popularity of Donald Trump Jr.’s number one New York Times bestseller, Triggered, please note the dagger beside the listing. This dagger, you can tell cousin Jared, means that a significant number of the books... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-14 15:49:00 UTC ]
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What book would you choose to have made into a paper sculpture?

Yes, yes, books are for reading, BUT have you seen Maryland artist Jodi Harvey’s book sculptures? If you’re not sure what to get the reader in your life, might I suggest commissioning Harvey to take an edition (“first editions are a no-no”) of their favorite book and turn it into a custom paper... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-11 18:00:03 UTC ]
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Washington Post spills contents of anti-Trump tell-all

The Washington Post has revealed the anonymous author behind forthcoming tell-all A Warning has claimed the US president is so unfit for office that a number of fellow administration officials contemplated resigning together in "a midnight self-massacre" but ultimately decided against it. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 09:05:26 UTC ]
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Anonymous book describes volatile, incompetent Trump

A forthcoming book by an anonymous author identified only as "a senior official in the Trump administration" describes U.S. President Donald Trump as volatile, incompetent and unfit to be commander in chief, according to excerpts published by The... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-08 04:31:39 UTC ]
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William Collins wins Mundy's 'urgent' climate change book in three-way auction

William Collins has triumphed in a three-way auction to publish Financial Times journalist Simon Mundy’s "urgent and practical" book on how climate change will transform global industry, economy and international development. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 16:03:08 UTC ]
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Little, Brown scoops book by 'Trump resistance' White House insider

Little, Brown is publishing a book from the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times op ed claiming to be part of “the resistance" inside Donald Trump's White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:27:05 UTC ]
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Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

An upcoming book says President Donald Trump was eager for changes at the Department of Veterans Affairs and toyed with issuing an executive order early in his term to close parts of VA's health system without consulting Congress Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-10-16 17:00:05 UTC ]
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National Enquirer shredded Trump documents, Ronan Farrow book claims

Shredding allegedly took place in first week of December 2016Publisher American Media calls story ‘completely untrue’American Media and the National Enquirer tabloid newspaper shredded sensitive documents about Donald Trump shortly before the 2016 election, the reporter Ronan Farrow alleges in a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-15 11:52:41 UTC ]
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Fusion GPS Founders to Publish Book on Trump’s Ties With Russia

Glenn Simpson and Peter Fritsch argue that the now-infamous Steele dossier was largely accurate. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-10-14 18:46:29 UTC ]
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