The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is proud to announce the shortlist for the first annual Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing. With a prize of £1,000 for the winning author to be announced on 1st May 2012, the Bread and Roses Award aims to promote the publication of radical books, to raise the profile of radical publishing, and to reward exceptional work.
The shortlist consists of seven books:
Counterpower: Making Change Happen by Tim Gee
Debt: The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber
Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution as it Unfolded, in the Words of the People Who Made it edited by Nadia Idle and Alex Nunns
Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones
Magical Marxism by Andy Merrifield
Penny Red: Notes from the New Age of Dissent by Laurie Penny
Treasure Islands: Tax Havens and the Men who Stole the World by Nicholas Shaxson
For more information on all the shortlisted titles, visit our shortlist page.