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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.



January 13, Sunday, 5-7 pm
A talk by Andy Worthington, the British journalist who has covered the men imprisoned in the U.S. torture camp at Guantanamo since 2006. He will speak on the state of the prison under Trump; the 40 men who are still held, and on what released prisoners have encountered as they’ve been scattered across the world.

January 17, Thursday, 7 pm
Writing on the Edge: An Evening of Prose and Poetry by Local Writers. Curated by Janelle Poe, Creative Writing Program at CCNY.

January 22, Tuesday, 7 pm
An evening with Andrew Delbanco, author of the new historical work, The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America’s Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War. Delbanco is the Alexander Hamilton Professor of American Studies at Columbia University.

Delbanco reminds us of the stakes of moral testing in every generation, and how the agents of change often begin their journeys under the most desperate circumstances.” --Henry Louis Gates

January 25, Friday, 7 pm
Issa Kohler-Hausmann, reading from her Misdemeanorland: Criminal Courts and Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing. Kohler-Hausmann is an Associate Professor of Law at Yale Law School.



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 18, Friday, 7 pm
Film showing & discussion: ROMA is a film of breathtaking beauty. Cleo, an indigenous woman from Oaxaca, Mexico, is the heart of the film as the nanny and domestic worker for a middle class family in Mexico City. Set in the early 1970s, a time of student rebellion and government repression. Oscar winner Alfonso Cuaron wrote, directed, and filmed this masterpiece, winner of the 2019 Golden Globes for Best Foreign Film and Best Director.

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: P.O. Box 29141, Los Angeles, CA 90029.

Honolulu: revolutionbks@yahoo.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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