Phone 212-691-3345
437 Malcolm X Blvd./Lenox Avenue @ 132nd Street,
New York City, NY 10037. Email:

Hours: Closing at 6pm Sat, Dec 31. Noon to 5pm, Jan 1&2.

Sign up for the RB mailing list!

Humanity needs revolution.
The Revolution needs Revolution Books.
Revolution Books needs you.

To meet this challenge and to continue providing the books and the engagement that people need, requires your support.
Donations and Sustainers are urgently needed, along with your participation and ideas, to make all of this happen.

Donate Today! See our donation options here. For tax-deductible contributions see the Revolution Books Educational Fund.

Watch HERE for "65 Defiant Days" programming

bitwJanuary 26, Thursday, 7pm
An Evening with author
Heather Thompson
reading from her new book
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy

Heather Thompson is a native Detroiter and historian on faculty of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Her recent book, Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and its Legacy, has been profiled on television and radio programs across the country, was named a finalist for the National Book Award, has been named on 13 Best Books of 2016 lists including those compiled by The New York Times, Newsweek, Kirkus Review, the Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly, Bloomberg, the Marshall Project, the Baltimore City Paper, Book Scroll, and the Christian Science Monitor.

Why 65 Defiant Days?
In the Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America

Rise Up... Get Into The Streets... Unite With People Everywhere to Build Up Resistance in Every Way You Can

Don’t Stop:
Don’t Conciliate...
Don’t Accommodate...
Don’t Collaborate

Read the full statement here.

To understand the roots and the dynamics of Trump's election, get into these two pieces by Bob Avakian: "The Truth About Right-Wing Conspiracy… And Why Clinton and the Democrats Are No Answer" and "The Fascists and the Destruction of the 'Weimar Republic'...And What Will Replace It"

Author events, films, cultural events, and public forums at Revolution Books are presented by the Revolution Books Educational Fund. The Fund is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, and a partner of Revolution Books. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Contact RB at 212-691-3345 or for details.


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

NCRecently, on October 8:

RB was honored to sponsor the riveting book launch of Bob Avakian's The New Communism recently at the Schomburg Center in New York, with Cornel West and Carl Dix, and Andy Zee moderating. You can now watch it online.

We're eager to get your feedback about the program and your ideas for spreading the new book. Come by the bookstore to get your copy if you don't already have one, or purchase now on line:

urr bw

Getting to know Bob Avakian basics skybreak

rnl lotta const rights

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.

Phone Revolution Books to order books in the following lists:

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

Video from "65 Defiant Days" programming

An evening with Andy Worthington, author of "The Guantanamo Files: The Stories of the 774 Detainees in America's Illegal Prison"

An Evening of Poetry + Resistance with Jessica Care Moore, Brad Walrond, King Thomas Moore and friends at Revolution Books

Colson Whitehead reading from The Underground Railroad at Revolution Books

Andy Zee and Carl Dix speak at Revolution Books on the threat of a Fascist America

VIDEOS from the "65 Defiant Days" and other 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:
January 8: Hitting the Ground in DC with


Sparks of Outrage and Protest—and the Potential for Massive Resistance to Stop the Trump/Pence Regime from Taking Power

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.

At Revolution Books


Books and Gifts that matter for today and for the future.

Past Events
Hours & Directions
Mission Statement Volunteer/ Intern
Course Book Ordering
Sustain & Donate
Get on our Mailing List