This is not a story of death. It is a story of life. The luminous life of Safdar Hashmi, extraordinary in all its ord...

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आज़ाद हिंदुस्तान के इतिहास में पहली बार ऐसा ह...

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Hindi Books

सन् 1945 में महाराष्ट्र के ठाणे में एक बड़े विद्रो...

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18. 12. 2020

Sudhanva Deshpande on ‘The How of Publishing’

By Bridget Impey, LeftWord Staff

Sudhanva Deshpande, managing editor of Leftword Books, spoke to Bridget Impey of Jacana Media, Johannesburg, on the 8th of December. He talked about our publishing mode

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LeftWord Books is a New Delhi-based publishing house that seeks to reflect the views of the left in India and South Asia. We publish critical and analytical works on a range of subjects, and pay special attention to works on Marxist theory. We project the interests of the working people and movements for social transformation.


LeftWord Rickshaw

Check out the May Day Bookstore, with its fabulous collection of books. Next door is the theatre space Studio Safdar, created by Jana Natya Manch


04.01.2021 @ Songs of the Soil

Songs of the Soil

An Online Celebration of the Music about the Farmers’ Struggle against the 2020 Farm Laws

January 9, 2021, 7.00-9.00 pm

Curated and presented by S ...

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08.01.2021 @ New Year sale at May Day

Hello, Hello, Quick Announcement!

We are having a special New Year sale of used and new books at our bookstore on 8, 9 & 10 January. The new books would also be available at discounted pric ...

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