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=> Haymarket Books
[pageid] => 4199391
||Center for Economic Research and Social Change
||Anthony Arnove, Ahmed Shawki
|Country of origin
||Chicago and New York
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||In April of 2012 "Publishers Weekly wrote that [Haymarket Books] reports $1.2 million in gross revenues this fiscal year of , with book sales generating 60% and the remaining coming from grants and contributions. About 50% of Haymarket’s book sales come from "Amazon and bricks-and-mortar retailers; the balance is generated by special sales, sales to individuals, and sales at events.
Haymarket Books is a self-described "non-profit, "radical book publisher and distributor. Haymarket is a project of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change (CERSC). The name of the publishing house is a reference to the 1886 "Haymarket affair, an incident that began with police killing four striking workers and injuring many more, culminating in a show of working-class solidarity the next day where workers gathered to protest the police brutality against striking workers. A bomb was thrown into the crowd, injuring 67 police; in response, police open-fired into the crowd killing and injuring masses of civilians as well as police.
Haymarket is known for publishing, "provocative books from the left end of the political spectrum." Founding editors Anthony Arnove and Julie Fain previously worked on the International Socialist Review.
- "Smith, Sharon. Subterranean Fire: A History of Working-Class Radicalism in the United States and Women and Socialism: Essays on Women's Liberation.