This book describes the changing landscape of women’s politics for equality and liberation during the rise of neoli...

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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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यह मौत की कहानी नहीं है। यह ज़िंदगी की कहानी है। ...

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11. 04. 2021


By Ramu Ramanathan

For Datta Iswalkar (1949-2021)

It was the talk of the town
Till they closed it down
The simple reason was, when all had the

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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.


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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


19.04.2021 @ Book Talk: Viviremos

Join us on April 19th, International Day of Solidarity with Venezuela, for a discussion on the book Viviremos: Venezuela vs. Hybrid War with editors and contributors Manolo De Los Santos, Claudia D ...

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26.03.2021 @ Book Talk - Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: The Many Worlds of R.B. More

Book Talk - Memoirs of a Dalit Communist: The Many Worlds of R.B. More, by Satyendra MoreEdited by Anupama Rao, Translated by Wandana Sonalkar

Join Anupama Rao, Sheetal Chhabria, Prem ...

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