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Haymarket Books 2013 Catalog

Haymarket Books 2013 Catalog

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Haymarket Books 2013 Catalog
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2013 CATALOG
BOOKS FOR CHANGINGTHE WORLD
 Haymarket Books 
 
“It was a sweltering eighty-seven degrees when Martin Luther King  Jr. took the stage at the Lincoln Memorial in 1963. He was the finalspeaker aer a long day. e crowd, which numbered in the tens of thousands, had begun to leave. King took a deep breath and threw back his shoulders. ‘I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream.’”
From the Introduction
Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his powerful “I Have a DreamSpeech” on August 28, 1963. Fiy years later, the speech enduresas a defining moment in the civil rights movement. It continuesto be heralded as a beacon in the ongoing struggle for racial equal-ity. is gripping book unearths the fascinating chronicle behind“e Speech” and the revealing events surrounding the March on Washington.
Younge explains why “The Speech” maintains its powerful social relevanceby sharing the dramatic story surrounding it.
Gary Younge is an author, broadcaster, and award-winning columnist for the
Guardian
and the
 Nation
. His books include
Who AreWe—and Should It Matter in the Twenty-First Century? 
and
 No Place Like Home
, short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award.
The Speech
The Story Behind Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
s Dream
Gary Younge
Praise for
Stranger in a Strange Land: Encounters in the Disunited States 
:
“Abroad in America, Gary Younge is an acutely skeptical observer.”
Jonathan Raban
“Gary Younge is an excellent journalist—a critical writer at a critical time.”
Andrea Levy
“One of the tiny handful of contemporary journalists le who is consistently worthreading. A voice for our times.”
Stuart HallPraise for
No Place Like Home: A Black Briton 
’ 
s Journey Through the American South: 
“Younge’s book is a blend of travelogue, historical research, and social commentary leavened with the sharp eyes and tongue of an outsider examining the Americanracial milieu.
Booklist 
Praise for
Who Are We 
— 
and Should It Matter in the Twenty-First Century? 
:
“Penetrating and provocative.”
Guardian 
ISBN: 978-1-60846-322-0Trade Cloth, $18.95, 180 pagesAugust 2013Ebook ISBN: 978-1-60846-356-5 $18.95
 
Praise for
Revolt On Goose Island: The Chicago Factory Takeover,and What It Says About the Economic Crisis 
:
“ere is much talk about ‘audacity’ these days, but true chutzpah is when the work-ers take over the factory and take on the bank. Kari Lydersens invaluable accountof the Republic sit-down strike is an instruction manual for worker dignity.”
Mike Davis, author,
City of Quartz 
“Lydersen demonstrates that journalism still has the power to sway both heartsand minds.
Brian Awehali,
LiP Magazine 
Praise for
Out of the Sea and Into the Fire: Latin American-U.S. Immigration in the Global Age 
:
“We need solid reporting from the Spanish-speaking world, and Lyderson deliversit with grace, intelligence, and a vigorous point of view.
Scott Sherman, contributing writer, the
Nation 
 Lydersen lambasts Chicago’s nationally recognized mayor for his obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda set forth by the 1%.
Kari Lydersen has worked since 1997 as a Chicago-based journalist, in the Midwest bureau of the
Washington Post 
and currently  with the
Chicago News Cooperative
, specializing in environment, energy, labor, and immigration. She is the author of three booksand teaches journalism at Columbia College.
ISBN: 978-1-60846-222-3Trade Paper, $16, 220 pagesSeptember 2013Ebook ISBN: 978-1-60846-285-8, $16
Mayor 1%
Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago
s 99%
Kari Lydersen
 With deep connections to high finance and a penchant for profan-ity, Rahm Emanuel became the mayor of Chicago and seized controlof its notorious Democratic machine. is compelling examinationof the contradictory past of this former congressman and WhiteHouse chief of staff sheds a spotlight on our entire political systemand the important issues that surround it.Kari Lydersen lambasts Chicago’s nationally recognized mayor forhis obedient endorsement of the devastating austerity agenda setforth by the “1%.”

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