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“Reads like a cross between The Godfather and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy … Astonishing.” —The Guardian, on Trump / Russia: A Definitive History

“In his short, bracing book, ‘It’s Time to Fight Dirty: How Democrats Can Build a Lasting Majority in American Politics,’ David Faris … argues that Democrats should immediately use every lever they have to gum up the works in Washington, to ensure they win full control of government in 2020.” —New York Times Book Review

“Makes a convincing case for the influence of sf literature and cinema on 1970s popular music …. Fans of popular music and sf alike will thoroughly enjoy this journey through the center of the 1970s.” —Library Journal on Strange Stars (starred)

“A powerful discussion about identity politics in an increasingly progressive and diverse society.” —Bookriot on The Marginalized Marjority

“If you don’t see the point in a cultural history of umbrellas, then friend, you are not thinking big enough. Brolliology has it all!” —Vox

“With immediacy and grace, Becoming Leonardo starts on a high note and gets better to the very end.” Wall Street Journal

“Bray’s book is many things: the first English-language transnational history of antifa, a how-to for would-be activists, and a record of advice from anti-Fascist organizers past and present… Focused and persuasive.” —Daniel Penny, The New Yorker on Antifa: The Anti-fascist Handbook

“A moving and mesmeric story… beautifully written… brims with a delightful, riveting strangeness.” —Shelf Awarness for Readers on The Doll Funeral

“Insurgent activist movements need spokesmen, intellectuals and apologists, and for the moment Mark Bray is filling in as all three… impeccably timed.” Washington Post on Antifa: The Anti-fascist Handbook

“As bitter and aggressive as a glass of Fernet Branca….Plainly the work of a forceful and ambitious writer…it features a strong and authentic voice, and is like little else I’ve read in recent years.” —Dwight Garner, The New York Times on Class


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