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This Week at the Library (8 Sept – 15 Sept)

This week at the library… Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir is the story of Lady Jane Grey, a young girl who was made queen in an effort to  Karl Marx: the Passionate Logician by Joel Carmichael is a brief biography of … Continue reading

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Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia© 1952 George Orwell232 pages On 17 July 1936, conservative and reactionary forces inside Spain opted to seize power by force, rather than allow the Popular Front government — an increasingly liberal, democratic, and progressive entity that undermined … Continue reading

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The Iron Heel

The Iron Heel© 1907 Jack London354 pages (Mysteriously, my public library’s 1907 copy of this book has survived a century of use, although its tattered pages testify that the years have been harsh on it. If it ever had a … Continue reading

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Marx in Soho

Marx in Soho © 1999 Howard Zinn 88 pages “Oh, ja — ‘capitalism has triumphed!’ — but over whom?” – Marx, Marx in Soho Although The Zinn Reader held a near-monopoly on my attention last week, there was a brief … Continue reading

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The Zinn Reader

The Zinn Reader© 1997 Howard Zinn668 pages When I pulled this book from the shelf, I did so with the intention of checking it out and reading it over the Thanksgiving holiday. I did not anticipate the book monopolizing my … Continue reading

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A People’s History of the United States

A People’s History of the United States, 1492-Present© 2003 Howard Zinn729 pages I attracted a fair number of dirty looks and endured numerous assaults on my non-existent patriotism for reading this book, making it especially fun to read in public. … Continue reading

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A People’s History of American Empire

A People’s History of American Empire: A Graphic Adaption© 2008 Howard Zinn273 pages Earlier in the week, I read A People’s History of American Empire, composed by Howard Zinn, Mike Konopacki, and Paul Buhle. The book is a graphic novel, … Continue reading

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