An indispensable volume of writings from my favourite anarchist writer, Gustav Landauer, has been published by PM Press.
Gabriel Kuhn’s fluid translations from the original German are eminently readable and the whole book is a reminder of what a powerful intellectual presence Landauer must have been in the anarchist movement at the end of the 19th and start of the 20th century.
There is also a sadly topical feel to the manner of his death – brutally murdered by pro-government proto-fascists in 1919 – as once again we see right-wing fanatics wound up and pointed at dissidents by regimes frightened of the heady scent of revolt in the wind…
You can order Revolution and Other Writings direct from PM Press.
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