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The Strategy and Soul Bookstore is proud to present Eight Curated Collections for the Holidays and Beyond

We are building a national network of organizers and readers who see the Strategy and Soul Bookstore as a “go to” center for political education.  We have worked for years to compile a curated and common reading list for all of us who know a revolution is needed.

The Eric Mann Reader

Dispatches from Durban: Firsthand Commentaries— World Conference Against Racism by Eric Mann

Katrina’s Legacy: Black Reconstruction and Challenging U.S. Imperialist Climate Crimes by Eric Mann

Playbook for Progressive: The 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer by Eric Mann

Get this collection for $50

Black Communist Tradition

Black Bolshevik: Autobiography of an Afro-American Communist by Harry Haywood 

Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of the Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole Boyce Davies

The Man Who Cried Genocide: Autobiography of William L. Patterson

Louise Thompson Patterson: A Life of Struggle for Justice by Keith Gilyard

Here I Stand by Paul Robeson

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Young Organizers in Training Collection I

Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance by Eleanor E. Tate

We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom 

The Watson’s go to Birmingham 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis

Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold 

Grandpa Stops a War: A Paul Robeson Story by Susan Robeson

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Young Organizers in Training Collection II

Harlem Renaissance Party by Faith Ringgold

Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena

Sulwe by Lupita N’yongo

In the Time of Drums by Kim L. Siegleson 

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe

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Anti-imperialist Classics

The Wretched of the Earth, by Frantz Fanon

Open Veins of Latin America, by Eduardo Galeano

Black Jacobins, by C.C.R. James

How Europe Underdeveloped Africa, by Walter Rodney

Imperialism: The Highest State of Capitalism, by V.I. Lenin

Black Reconstruction in America, 1860-1880 

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Black and Revolutionary Feminism

Black Internationalist Feminism, Women Writers of the Black Left, 1945-1995 by Cheryl Higashida

Patriarchy and Accumulation on A World Scale by Maria Mies

Race Woman: The Lives of Shirley Graham Du Bois by Gerald Horne

Warrior Poet: Biography of Audre Lorde by Alexis De Veaux

Beyond Containment—Reflections, Essays and Poems by Claudia Jones

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Environmental and Climate Justice Curated Collection

The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth by The Red Nation

Red/Green Revolution: The Technology and Economics of Ecosocialism by Victor Wallis

Capitalism in the Anthropocene Ecological Ruin or Ecological Revolution by John Bellamy Foster

Katrina’s Legacy The Black Nation Confronts U.S. Genocidal Climate Crimes by Eric Mann

The Sixth Extinction; An Unnatural History by Elizabeth Kolbert

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Revolutionary Organizing and Social Movements

Detroit: I do Mind Dying: A Study in Urban Revolution by Dan Georgakas and Marvin Surkin

Red Star Over China by Edgar Snow 

Playbook for Progressives; The 16 Qualities of the Successful Organizer by Eric Mann

A Nation Within A Nation: Amiri Baraka and Black Power Politics by Komozi Woodard 

The 100 Years’ War on Palestine A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 by Rashid Khalidi

Get this collection for $100