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Women's History Month at Revolution Books--The Emancipation of Women and the Fight For the Future...And The Need To Drive Out the Trump-Pence Fascist Regime Now

March 25, Saturday, 1-2:30pm
hfHidden Figures
Young Adult Edition, by Margot Lee Shetterly

Reading and discussion facilitated by Revolution Books volunteers. The hidden story of Black female mathematicians who worked in segregation at NASA in the 1940s. Recommended for ages 12 and up, all ages and genders welcome.

March 25, Saturday, 7pm
"The Notorious V.A.G."--The CCNY MFA Reading Series
Featuring Laura Hinton--CCNY professor and poet, scholar of feminist theory

With readings by CCNY MFA graduate students and open-mic.

March 28, Tuesday, 7pm
lgLab Girl
An evening with author Hope Jahren

A memoir of becoming a female scientist, and struggling with bipolar disorder. She writes beautifully about the process of scientific discovery. A New York Times "Editors' Choice."

March 30, Thursday, 7pm
kbbKilling the Black Body
An evening with author Dorothy Roberts

Author of the influential 
Killing the Black Body, Dorothy Roberts is a professor at the University of Pennsylvania whose work focuses on race, gender, and bioethics. An outspoken advocate for abortion rights and reproductive justice.

Hold these dates!
April 8-9, Saturday - Sunday, noon to 9m



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Discussions, open mics, and performances at Revolution Books on the issues that matter.

Read "A Late-Winter Message to the Revolution Books Community"

Getting to know Bob Avakian

NCBecause of Bob Avakian and the work he has done over several decades, summing up the positive and negative experience of the communist revolution so far, and drawing from a broad range of human experience, there is a new synthesis of communism that has been brought forward — there really is a viable vision and strategy for a radically new, and much better, society and world, and there is the crucial leadership that is needed to carry forward the struggle toward that goal.

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Revolution Books is about the world … and for a radically different world. Below are just a few of the thousands of titles you will find at the new Revolution Books -- from every sphere of artistic, literary and scholarly pursuit, along with films of extraordinary Revolution Books events and engagements.

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See a list of important books on Immigration and Borders and a list of important books on the Destruction of the Environment

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Give the gift of books that inspire and inform while supporting Revolution Books. Gift Certificates available in the store or on line here:

Video from recent Revolution Books programming

An evening with David S. Cohen, author of "Living in the Crosshairs: The Untold Stories of Anti-Abortion Terrorism."

Carl Dix spoking on Bob Avakian's "The Oppression of Black People & the Revolutionary Struggle to End All Oppression."

A special poetry reading for Black History Month by Kraal "Kayo" Charles with Brad Walrond.

World-renowned Kenyan novelist, post-colonial theorist, and prisoner of conscience Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o + Kenyan writers Peter Kimani and Mukoma wa Ngũgĩ. Hosted by Andy Zee.

VIDEOS from past programs at Rev Books.



Revolution newspaper, the voice of the Revolutionary Communist Party enables people to really understand, and act to radically change, the world...


An Invitation to Learn About—and Change—the World
If you are grappling with the big questions, right now is the time to dig deeply into the work of Bob Avakian (BA)

Featured in this week's Revolution:
What's Behind the Russia-Trump Furor…And Where Do the People's Interests Lie?


The Middlebury Controversy: Points of Orientation

ART SALE On-going at Revolution Books: Artwork donated by artists and collectors to support Revolution Books: Posters, Prints, historic African Masks & Sculptures. You can also purchase these works online.

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