Books for changing the world
Free shipping on US orders over $25
Art & Culture
Biography & Memoir
Environment & Science
Feminism & Gender
Graphic Novels & Photography
Imperialism & War
Kids & Young Adult
Literature & Fiction
Police & Prisons
Socialism & Marxism
U.S. History & Politics
Reminiscences of Lenin
Nadezhda K Krupskaya
A personal account of Lenin’s life and thought, written by the woman who knew him best.
Trotsky on Lenin
in one volume, this is a fascinating political biography by fellow revolutionary Leon Trotsky.
The Bolsheviks Come to Power
A classic work depicting the early months of the Russian Revolution. With a new introduction for the Revolution's centenary.
, et al.
In the Russian revolution of 1917, workers took control of a major country for the first time in history.
Lessons of October
An critical examination of the key actors and larger social movements that led to the rise of the Bolsheviks.
Leninism under Lenin
A winner of the Isaac Deutscher Prize Liebmann highlights democratic dimensions in Lenin's thinking as it developed over 25 years.
1905 chronicles the key developments lead to revolution and the unsuccessful attempt at overthrowing the Tsar of Russia.
Engaging, page-turning first hand account of the promise of the Russian Revolution.
Alexander Shlyapnikov, 1885-1937
Barbara C Allen
The first biography—in any language—of Alexander Shlyapnikov, a leader and founder, along with Kollontai, of the Workers’ Opposition.
To the Masses
The proceedings and resolutions of the third congress of the Communist International available in translation for the first time.
Life and Death of Leon Trotsky
Natalia I Sedova
Translation of the combined memoir and tribute by Trotsky's widow and his close friend, first published in France in 1951.
Lenin and the Revolutionary Party
Paul Le Blanc
Lenin's political and organizational ideas confront the reality of the labor movement and the revolutionary process.
Year One of the Russian Revolution
Serge exposes the heart of the vital first year of the most important working class revolution in history.
The Preobrazhensky Papers: Archival Documents and Materials
Evgenii A Preobrazhensky
The documents in this volume, newly discovered and translated into English for the first time, reveal a previously unknown Preobrazhensky.
State and Revolution
V. I. Lenin
As both historical document and political statement, State and Revolution's importance can hardly be exaggerated.
Leon Trotsky and the Organizational Principles of the Revolutionary Party
Paul Le Blanc
, et al.
Trotsky’s own words on revolutionary organization, from 1917 to 1940, highlight the dynamics of democratic initiative and principled centralism.
Paul Le Blanc
A stimulating collection of essays on the revolutionary socialist Vladimir Lenin that survey fierce controversies over his life and ideas.
This illustrated introduction's irreverent cartoons will amuse readers, and surprise them with its sophisticated portrait of Trotsky's life and works.
Toward the United Front
The proceedings of the last congress of the Communist International in which Lenin participated, now at last available in English
The Revolution Besieged
The last installment of Tony Cliff's biography of Russian revolutionary V.I. Lenin, available for the first time in the U.S.
Revolution In Danger
Assailed by counter-revolution from within and without, Victor Serge brings to life the unwavering revolutionary commitment of red Petrograd.
Lenin's Political Thought
A comprehensive history of the political and philosophical evolution of history's most controversial revolutionary.
History of the Russian Revolution
The definitive account of the Russian Revolution, by Leon Trotsky, its leader and key historian.
Lars T. Lih
Lars T. Lih revolutionizes the conventional interpretation of Lenin's classic, included here in an authoritative new translation.