Fifth Estate Collective
Booklist and Notes
THE RUSSIAN TRAGEDY Alexander Berkman
The Russian Tragedy first appeared in 1922 as three separate pamphlets (The Russian Tragedy, The Russian Revolution and the Communist Party & The Kronstadt Rebellion), and is compiled here under one cover for the first time. In it, Berkman lays bare the true facts of the Leninist ‘workers state.’
Cienfuegos, 140 pp. $3.00
MARXISM AND A FREE SOCIETY Marcus Graham
An anarchist reply to Isaac Deutscher’s address on ‘Socialist Man’ with particular reference to-the Minutes of the First International and the sabotaging of the Hague Congress by the Marx clique.
Cienfuegos, 20 pp. $.25
CONTRIBUTION TO THE CRITIQUE OF MARX
Solidarity (London), $.50
CHARACTER ANALYSIS Wilhelm Reich
Touchstone 545 pp. $4.95
LUCY PARSONS, AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY Carolyn Ashbaugh
Ashbaugh interprets the radical response to industrialization, the robber barons, and monopoly in the post-Civil War era through Lucy Parsons’ life—adding a new dimension to the historiography of the period by showing the important role played by this woman.
Kerr 228 pp. $3.95
THE WILHELMSHAVEN REVOLT: A CHAPTER OF THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT IN GERMANY 1918–1919 Icarus (Ernst Schneider)
Simian, 32 pp. $1.00
THE INTERNATIONAL REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT: FIRST OF MAY GROUP Albert Meltzer
A study of the origins and development of the revolutionary anarchist movement in Europe from 1945 to 1973, with particular reference to the First of May Group.
THE LAST SLA STATEMENT
Interview with Bill and Emily Harris, Joe Remiro, and Russ Little about their experiences in the SLA, the Hearst kidnapping, the Foster assassination and their views on anarchism.
Dragon, 40 pp. $.75
THE MIRROR OF PRODUCTION Jean Baudrillard
Baudrillard examines the lessons of Marxism which has created a productivist model and a fetishism of labor. Asserts that Marxism reflects “all of Western metaphysics” and remains within the restrictive context of political economy whence it was born.
Telos, 167 pp. $2.50
THE END OF PREHISTORY
A comprehensive treatment of the decadence and collapse of world capitalism as seen by the post-Situationist group, End of Prehistory. A once and future radio broadcast now available in two 90 minute cassettes, for the absurdly reasonable price of $6.00
LIFE IN THE IRON MILLS Rebecca Harding Davis
Feminist Press, 174 pp. $2.25
THE DOLLMAKER Harriette Arnow
Story of a woman and her family who fight against being swallowed by the industrial system—set in Detroit during World War II.
Avon, 608 pp. $1.50
THE WANDERING OF HUMANITY Jacques Camatte
Black & Red, 1975, 64 pp. 75 cents’
THE CIENFUEGOS PRESS REVIEW OF ANARCHIST LITERATURE
Reviews on some of the best examples of current (and future) publications of the anarchist movement. Written by anarchists from around the world.
Cienfuegos, 28 pp. $.75
TO SERVE THE RICH Eat The Rich gang
Recipes for serving fine food to friends & lovers. 23 pages of mouth-watering tid-bits including “Fat Foods For Lean Times,” and “What To Do When The Rich Run Out.” Bon apetite!
ETR, 23 pp. $.25
SABATE: GUERRILLA EXTRAORDINARY Antonio Tellez
The history of the life of Sabate, from his fighting in the ranks of the FAI during the Spanish Revolution, through the relentless guerrilla attacks on Franco’s government and till his death in an ambush in the 1960’s.
Cienfuegos Press, 200 pp. $4.95
AUTHORITARIAN CONDITIONING, SEXUAL REPRESSION AND THE IRRATIONAL IN POLITICS Maurice Brinton
The title says it all. Also includes, “The Russian Experience,” and “My Job And Why I Like It.”
Black & Red/ETR, 95 pp. $.75
LETTERS OF INSURGENTS Sophia Nachalo and Yarostan Vochek
After 20 years, two participants in an Eastern European insurrection recreate through a series of letters their often contradictory perceptions of the revolutionary experience and its aftermath on all those people involved in an attempt to change their lives.
Black & Red, 831 pp. $4.50 (because of the weight of this book, please add 35 cents post.)
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHIST Alexander Berkman
Berkman’s rendering of his attempted assassination of Frick and the 14 years he spent in prison for doing so.
Schosken, 512 pp. $4.95
REVOLUTIONARY UNION ON HOMOSEXUALITY:
A Stalino-Leninist Guide to Love & Sex
Michigan Anarchist, $.50
PROLEGOMENA: To a Study of the Repressed in History
Chicago Solidarity, $1.00
THE MAKING OF THE ENGLISH WORKING CLASS E.P. Thompson
A lively account of the English working class being dragged, kicking and screaming into industrial society.
Vintage, 848 pp. $3.45
MEDICAL NEMESIS: THE DANGER OF MODERN MEDICINE Ivan Illich
Modern medicine has reached the stage where it is itself a major threat to our health. This is the theme of Illich’s book, which poses some basic questions not only about medicine but about the direction of modern society.
Pantheon, 288 pp. $6.50-publishers price $8.95 (hardcover)
SOLIDARITY (LONDON) have just published their latest book, ‘Portugal, The Impossible Revolution?,” by Phil Mayler with an introduction by Maurice Brinton (380 pp.—Paperback $5.00; hardcover $10.00). It’s their biggest publishing venture to date, and the massive capital outlay has left them a little low money wise. Any donations or orders for the book would be of great help (Ammunition Books will also be carrying it soon). Their address is: SOLIDARITY, 123 Lathom Road, London E.6., England.
CIENFUEGOS PRESS & SIMIAN PUBLICATIONS NEED MONEY! These two publishers of anarchist literature are jointly offering a one year Sustaining Subscription of $12.00, which entitles the subscriber to a copy of every book and pamphlet published by Cienfuegos & Simian in 1977, plus a copy of the Review of Anarchist Literature and a 10% discount on all books carried by or ordered through Cienfuegos book service.
CIENFUEGOS PRESS, Box A, Over the Water, Sanday, Orkney Kw17 2BL, Scotland.
Some comrades on the East Coast have started printing anti-authoritarian literature and have just come out with their first publication, “Spontaneity & Organization/On Hierarchy & Domination: Two Essays,” by Murray Bookchin (36 pp. $1.00). They hope to have their second, (“Creation and Its Enemies: The Revolt Against Work,” John Zerzan) out in one month. Any advanced orders would be of help, as money is low. Write: MUTUALIST BOOKS, Box 1283, Rochester, New York 14603, U.S.A.
HOW TO ORDER
(1) List the title of the book(s), price and amount of each book(s); (2) Add 5% for mailing costs; (3) Total (Michigan residents please add 4% sales tax); and mail it to us. Please write all checks and money orders to: DROP OUT PRODUCTIONS, but mail to AMMUNITION BOOKS, 4403 Second Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201.