Letter to Our LeftWord Community (May 2017)

Dear Comrades and Friends, We are now in the midst of 2017 – the centenary year of the Russian Revolution. The Soviet Union, which was built after the Revolution, lasted a mere seventy years. This is far too short a time in the span of human history to make any kind of judgment about either [… click here for more]

Letter to the LeftWord Books community

Dear friends, We have opened our year with a publication that has been long anticipated – Teesta Setalvad’s Foot Soldier of the Constitution: A Memoir. The book has already been widely reviewed –  all favorably – and is on the road to appear in Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and a host of other [… click here for more]

Letter from the Editors, November 2016

3 November 2016 Dear LeftWord Community, As you read this letter, you should know that across India kisans are on the march. Organised by the All-India Kisan Sabha, they are part of an immense Jatha that will descend on Delhi on 24 November for a large rally. At our LeftWord Blog, there is a short [… click here for more]

From the Editors – Aug, 2016

To our LeftWord Books Community. Dear Friends, We are delighted to share with you news of our new books, what to anticipate for the rest of the year and what we have planned for 2017 (particularly towards commemoration of the centenary of the Russian Revolution). 1. What’s out. Part of the mission of LeftWord Books [… click here for more]

From the Editors – Dec, 2015

Dear LeftWord Books Community, We had pledged at the start of 2015 to bring you a book a month this year, and we can say with a sigh of relief that we…..almost…..met our pledge. • Socialist Register 2015. • Rosa Luxemburg, Reform or Revolution, Introduction by Brinda Karat. • Patrick Cockburn, The Rise of Islamic [… click here for more]