The Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2017 Shortlist

4 May

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2017. Now in its sixth year, the Bread & Roses Award seeks to celebrate excellence in the field of radical political non-fiction.

The winner will be announced by guest judges Joan Anim-Addo, Vera Chok and Owen Hatherley  at a ceremony at the London Radical Bookfair on Saturday 24th June 2017. Also announced at this ceremony will be the ARB’s children’s prize, The Little Rebel’s Children’s Book Award, the shortlist for which is now also announced.


‘Lean Out’ by Dawn Foster (Repeater Books)

‘The Hammer Blow: How 10 Women Disarmed a War Plane’ by Andrea Needham (Peace News)–-how-10-women-disarmed-warplane

‘The Candidate: Jeremy Corbyn’s Improbable Path to Power’ by Alex Nunns (OR Books)

‘This is the Place to Be’ by Lara Pawson (CB Editions)

‘See Red Women’s Workshop – Feminist Posters 1974-1990’ by See Red Members & Sheila Rowbotham (Four Corners Books)

‘The Egyptians: A Radical Story’ by Jack Shenker (Allen Lane)

‘Another Day in the Death of America’ by Gary Younge (Guardian Faber)

The winner of the award will receive a cheque for £500. The ARB would like to thank the General Federation of Trade Unions for funding this year’s award.
To view the submissions list for 2017 please visit:

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