The Booksellers of our Better Nature

by

Fifth Estate # 409, Summer, 2021

New York City. March 2020, the first days of the crisis that would define the year. The words “mutual aid” began to appear where they’d not been seen before, from lamp post flyers to Reddit neighborhood forums. // Share this …

The Booksellers of our Better Nature Read More »

Freedom in the Marshes

by

Fifth Estate # 408, Winter, 2021

A review of The Beast and Other Tales by Jóusè d’Arbaud, translated by Joyce Zonana. Northwestern University Press 2020 “I was happy on this barren land that barely provides what I need to sustain this ancient body, but which grants …

Freedom in the Marshes Read More »

Plague for Profit

by

Fifth Estate # 408, Winter, 2021

a review of The Monster Enters: COVID-19 and the Plagues of Capitalism by Mike Davis. O/R Books 2020 As he has done in the past for California wildfires and famine in India, Mike Davis contextualizes pandemic disease in a matrix …

Plague for Profit Read More »

The People’s Republic of Everything

by

Fifth Estate # 401, Summer 2018

a review of The People’s Republic of Everything by Nick Mamatas. Tachyon Publications 2018, tachyonpublications.com // Share this on…

Top