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Coming Events at Revolution Books

Events for Revolution Books stores in New York and Berkeley are listed here. Listed below are contact numbers for distributors of Revolution newspaper and followers of Bob Avakian in other cities.

New York

Ngugi wa Thiong'o and Andy Zee at grand opening in Harlem

437 Malcolm X Blvd./Lenox Ave.
Open daily 12-9


January 28, Tuesday, 7 pm
Hot Topic Discussion: The Stakes in the Impeachment of Donald Trump and the Struggle to Remove the Trump/Pence Regime… with Andy Zee.

January 30, Thursday, 7 pm
Discussion with David Orenstein, co-author of Darwin’s Apostles: The Men Who Fought to Have Evolution Accepted, Their Times, and How the Battle Continues. The story of Charles Darwin, his life, his times, and some of the brave scientists who supported and advocated for the scientific theory of evolution against those who worked to stop it from being accepted… and how that battle continues today.

February 1, Saturday, 1-3 pm
Griot World returns to Revolution Books to read Jacqueline Woodson’s This Is the Rope, with music and puppets. This Is the Rope tells the multi-generational story of the Great Migration from the Jim Crow South to NYC. Ages 5+, all ages welcome. The book is 10% off at the event. Griot World includes story teller Michael J and musicians Monk, Sophia Loren Coffee, and LeeOlive Tucker.


Fundraising all through December and January
Critical drive to raise $50,000 by January 31. Donate generously and help raise funds. Go to revolutionbooksnyc.org or call us at 212-691-3345.

Letter from Andy Zee
Read this letter from Andy Zee

February 9, Sunday, 3:30-5:30 pm
An afternoon with Pamela Laskin, author of books for children and director of CCNY’s Poetry Outreach Center. Laskin will read from and discuss her two newest young reader books to share and explore writing about some of the big problems confronting humanity. Monster María/Marisol y El Huracán María tells in English and Spanish the story of young Marisol as a terrible storm threatens Puero Rico. In Why No Goodbye: 13- year-old Jubair is left behind to fend for himself when his family flees genocide in Myanmar.

Appropriate for families, writers, and all concerned human beings. Student groups & classes of all ages welcome. Donate generously and help raise funds.


Revolution Books, Berkeley

2444 Durant Avenue

New Hours: 3 pm–7 pm Mon, 11 am–7 pm Tues–Sat, 1 pm–6 pm Sun


January 30, Thursday, 7 pm
Poet Marcelo Hernandez Castillo discusses Children of the Land, a memoir about growing up undocumented in California. With beauty, grace, and honesty, he recounts his and his family’s encounters with a system that treats them as criminals for seeking safe, ordinary lives. Marcelo Hernandez Castillo is the author of Cenzontle, winner of the A. Poulin, Jr. prize, awarded to honor a poet’s first published collection.

February 1, Saturday, 6-8 pm
Benefit Dinner for the National Get Ready for an ACTUAL Revolution Tour. Contribute to and learn about the ongoing work of the Tour. Internationalist food, music, & poetry celebrating Humanity First, Not America First! $15-20.

Check the stores' websites for details, information, and more events.
Unless otherwise noted, the events listed on this page are in English, but in many cases Spanish translation is available. Please call the bookstore in advance to request Spanish translation.

Contact followers of Bob Avakian and distributors of Revolution newspaper in the following cities:

Chicago: revbookschi@yahoo.com, or 312-241-5409.

Los Angeles: revolutionbooksla@gmail.com, or 323-463-3500.
Mailing address: 4001 Wilshire Blvd., #183, Los Angeles, CA 90010.

Honolulu: revolutionbookshonolulu@gmail.com, or 808-944-3106.

Boston/Cambridge: info@revolutionbookscamb.org, or 617-388-0133. Mailing address: Revolution Books, 955 Massachusetts Ave., Box 321, Cambridge, MA. 02139.

Seattle: revolutionbookssea@gmail.com.

Cleveland: revbookscle@hotmail.com, or 216-762-9812.

Detroit: revbooks313@gmail.com, or 313-469-4333.

Atlanta: revbooksatl@hotmail.com.

Houston: revolutionhtown@yahoo.com, or 832-865-0408
P.O. Box 230112, Houston, TX 77223


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