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Haymarket Authors Celebrate Haymarket's 15th Anniversary

On Saturday, November 5, friends of Haymarket Books in Chicago came together to celebrate our 15th anniversary with us at the Experimental Station in Hyde Park.

Speakers for the evening included Haymarket authors

Dave Zirin, author of Brazil's Dance with the Devil and What's My Name, Fool? and co-author of The John Carlos Story 

Ali Abunimah, author of The Battle for Justice in Palestine

Bill Ayers, author of Demand the Impossible!

Paul D'Amato, author of The Meaning of Marxism

As well as performances by The BreakBeat Poets editors Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali LansanaNate Marshall, and contributor E'mon Lauren.

Check out the video below:



  • The Meaning of Marxism

    A lively and accessible introduction to the ideas of Karl Marx, with historical and contemporary examples.
  • The Battle for Justice in Palestine

    Ali Abunimah provides an effective strategy for advancing the struggle for a just, single-state solution in Palestine.
  • The BreakBeat Poets

    Edited by Kevin Coval, Quraysh Ali Lansana, et al.
    A first-of-its-kind anthology of hip-hop poetica written for and by the people.
  • Brazil's Dance with the Devil (Updated Olympics Edition)

    The leading US commentator on the politics of sports explores the coming Olympics in Brazil.
  • Demand the Impossible!

    Demand the Impossible is a manifesto for movement-makers and an invitation to join hands and make history together.