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Rudolf Rocker and Fermin Rocker, too often-ignored authors

Two significant authors suffer in obscurity Sometimes I ask myself how it is that really valuable authors find themselves and their books so ignored while writers of far lesser caliber dance across the pages of book publishing history as stars.  In truth, there often is no single answer to this perplexing question.  When I’m bombarded […]

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Joseph Ishill remembered

Joseph Ishill broadside available

Broadside honoring Joseph Ishill, renounded printer and publisherhttps://www.letterpressbookpublishing.com/product/i-have-remained-a-poor-devil/ A printing legend Joseph Ishill, one man alone in his home shop, working nights and weekends with his beloved press, turned out some of the finest books published in America.  His books [and his pamphlets and other emphmera] are rare because he printed only a few of […]

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Me and My Likker

Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton’s final wishes

Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton’s Last Will and Testament Because of my interest in Marvin “Popcorn” Sutton, I requested a copy of his “Last Will and Testament.”  What a document!  Short, to the point and no-holds-barred. He directed that there be no obituary in “any newspaper.”  He further ordered that “My body be placed in my casket […]

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Text and sketch from 33 Dunstan Houses book by Fermin Rocker

How 33 Dunstan Houses book by Fermin Rocker came to be published

Fermin Rocker looks at life with Rudolf and Milly Rocker Years back I had the opportunity to meet Rudolf Rocker’s son Fermin while I was visiting Valerio Isca at his apartment in New York City.  During our visit, I learned that Fermin had written a manuscript about life with his parents in England in the […]

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Nationalism and Culture dust jacket

Nationalism and Culture, Rudolf Rocker’s greatest book available, but only limited supply remain

Nationalism and Culture: Rudolf Rocker’s masterpiece This, truly, is the magnum opus of any existing edition of Nationalism and Culture. Using the first English language translation of Nationalism and Culture, I added an extensive bibliography of Rocker books, pamphlets and articles as well as a listing of major libraries with their Rocker-related holdings.  This material makes the book […]

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