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Table of Contents – Anarchist Review of Books #2


Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution: An Oral History Edited by Liam Warfield, Walter Crasshole, and Yony Leyser. Review by Ola Kaminska

The Book of Trespass: Crossing the Lines that Divide Us by Nick Hayes. Review by Josh Wagner

When We Are Human: Notes from the Age of Pandemics by John Zerzan. Review by Nick Mamatas

We Do This ’Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice by Mariame Kaba. Review by Kelly Rose Pflug-Back

So Much to Be Angry About: Appalachian Movement Press and Radical DIY Publishing, 1969–1979 by Shaun Slifer. Review by Ashlyn Mooney

Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals by Alexis Pauline Gumbs. Review by Jed Walsh

Fiction and Poetry

Wolf by Douglas A. Martin. Review by Carrie Laben

The Beloved Body: Fragmentation and Loss in the Work of Douglas A. Martin. Essay by Grace Byron

The Horrors of Paul Tremblay. Essay by Christopher Clark

Harry Potter and the Blood of the Proletariat. Essay by Hal Duncan

First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami. Review by Noël Fagerhaugh

Nancy by Bruno Lloret, translated by Ellen Jones. Review by Rebeca Sánchez Castro

Busted Synapses by Erica L. Satifka. Review by Nick Mamatas

Entering Sappho by Sarah Dowling & Minerva the Miscarriage of the Brain by Johanna Hedva. Reviews by Heather Bowlan

ARB Writing

Sparks Curated by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

The Block Fiction by James Kelman

A Human Wrote This Headline: A Conversation with James Yu Interview by Cara Hoffman

Understanding the Land A Conversation between Elissa Washuta and Theresa Warburton

Where We All May Live the Dawn Non-Fiction by Theresa Warburton

Rocks, Caves, Lakes, Fens, Bogs, Dens, and Shades of Death Non-Fiction by Elissa Washuta

Saint Jim An Interview with Jim Shepard by Cara Hoffman

Fetch The Bolt Cutters Poetry by C. Russell Price


City Lights Lawrence Ferlinghetti by S. Flynn

Undisputed & Unofficial Corky Lee by Marc Lepson

Artists in this issue include

N. Masani Landfair (Cover), Ben Durham (Page.2), william cordova, Allan Kausch, Kristen DiGeloromo, Christa David, Pope.L, Carla Repice, Ka’ila Farrell-Smith, Emory Douglas, Marcia Teusink, Maya Pindyck, Melora Kuhn, Marvin Tate, Wendy Ewald, Paul S. Benjamin

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