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Hello Friends and Comrades,

1) Here is the political prisoner birthday poster for August. As always,
please post this poster publicly and/or use it to start a card writing
night of your own. This month’s poster is much less avant garde than last
month’s. Sorry.
http://prisonbookscollective.files.wordpress.com/2013/08/august2013.pdf

Some News And Updates:

2) Sentencing for nine  NC Latin Kings and an associate tried as part of a
criminal racketeering enterprise has been scheduled for the mid-August.
Folks will be packing the court room for Jorge Cornell and his brother
Russell Kilfoil on August 14th. More details to come. More information on
the sentencing here. http://wp.me/p18Qq1-Lz

3) The CA prison hunger strike is entering its fourth week. Check out the
latest call out for support: http://wp.me/p18Qq1-Mn
And a story about NC prisoners hunger striking in solidarity:
http://wp.me/p18Qq1-Mc

4) Lastly, here is a link to the latest Political Prisoner/Prisoner of War
every-other week update by the  NYC-Anarchist Black Cross. There are lots
of important updates on many political prisoners.
http://nycabc.files.wordpress.com/2013/07/updates-23-jul-2013.pdf

Until Every Cage Is Empty,

The Chapel Hill Prison Books Collective
http://prisonbooks.info/

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Here are 24 new titles in our library!

Check out our other recent post about our re-organization and need for volunteers to run Open Hours!

Rebel Bookseller: How to Improvise Your Own Indie Store and Beat Backthe Chains… by Andrew Laties

The Knitting Circle Rapist Annihilation Squad (Flashpoint Press) by Derrick Jensen

Prism by Valerie Taylor

Simply Vegan: Quick Vegetarian Meals by Debra Wasserman

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Essential Oils: The Complete Guide to the Use of… by Julia Lawless

Complete Guide to Homeopathy: The Principles and Practice of Treatment by DK Publishing

Rodale’s Illustrated Encyclopedia of Herbs by Claire Kowalchik

Kid’s Herb Book, A: For Children of All Ages by Lesley Tierra

EVERYBODY’S GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINES by Cummings & Ullman

minutemeals Vegetarian: 20-Minute Gourmet Menus by Evie Righter

Riding the Rails: Teenagers on the Move During the Great Depression by Errol Lincoln Uys

Sober Living for the Revolution: Hardcore Punk, Straight Edge, and Radical Polit… by Gabriel Kuhn

MTV’s Beavis & Butt-Head’s Ensucklopedia by Mike Judge

Defending Ourselves: A Guide to Prevention, Self-Defense, and Recovery from Rape… by Rosalind Wiseman

Don’t Leave Your Friends Behind: Concrete Ways to Support Families in Socia… by Victoria Law

Revolutionary Women: A Book of Stencils (Queen of the Neighbourhood) by Queen of the Neighbourhood

To Ride A Silver Broomstick: New Generation Witchcraft by Silver RavenWolf

Diario de Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico by Peter Kuper

Making History: The Struggle for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights : 1945-1990 : An O… by Eric Marcus

The Case of the Good-for-Nothing Girlfriend: A Nancy Clue and Cherry Aimless Mys… by Mabel Maney

Babycakes (Tales of the City Series, V. 4) by Armistead Maupin

Significant Others (Tales of the City, Book 5) by Armistead Maupin

Further Tales of the City (Tales of the City Series) by Armistead Maupin

The Ethical Slut: A Guide to Infinite Sexual Possibilities by Dossie Easton

 

The past few days have been spent re-organizing and re-arranging the Wingnut Radical Lending Library!

Books are now organizing into the following subjects on the shelves:

Radical fiction, guns, guerilla strategy, gardens, herbs, diy do it yourself, queer fiction, queer, religion/spirituality, myths, kids books, feminism, graphic novels, cookbooks, animal issues. home renovation, music, art, food politics, bikes, field guides, survivalism, Mexico, indigenous, Native American, prisons, police, medicine/medical, travelling, DIY Do it Yourself, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Journalism, Urban Planning, 1960s, drugs, zines, Hawai’i, Zinn, Schools/Education, Consumer Culture, Richmond/The South, South America, Globalization/Neoliberalism, Government Repression, Environment, The Spanish Civil War, Labor/Class, Black Power/Race, Anarchist Practice, Anarchism

That’s over 50 different categories of books for you to come read, and come check out if you are so inclined.

We are also currently looking for volunteers to help us re-vamp our Open Hours, folks who can come over during Open Hours, offer coffee and tea to guests, re-shelve returned books, help folks check out books, etc. If you are interested and available for Wednesday evenings from 4-9 or Friday evenings from 4-9 please shoot us an email at wingnut_collective@yahoo.com Ideally we’d have 2 volunteers per shift and everyone would take about 1 shift a month

Check out our book and zine collections online, http://www.librarything.com/profile/thewingnutrva our collection of over 1000 books and growing us under “Your Library” and our zines are under “approaching apocalypse” Zines are available to be read in the space, but not taken out of the space.

 

 

We’ve added some new titles this week to our radical lending library!

Vamps & Tramps: New Essays by Camille Paglia

Fatal Reunion by Claire McNab

An Easy Burden: The Civil Rights Movement and the Transformation of America (wit… by Andrew Young

Out from Under: Sober Dykes and Our Friends by Jean E. Swallow

The Housing Monster by prole.info

Anarchist Pedagogies: Collective Actions, Theories, and Critical Reflections on … by Robert H. Haworth

We, the Children of Cats (Found in Translation) by Tomoyuki Hoshino

Report from Planet Midnight (Outspoken Authors) by Nalo Hopkinson

Signal: 02: A Journal of International Political Graphics by Alec Dunn

Against Architecture (Green Arcade) by Franco La Cecla

Black Power U.S.A. by Lerone Bennett, Jr.

Presumed Guilty: The Tragedy of the Rodney King Affair by Stacey Koon (This book is written by a pig, trying to justify the brutality to Rodney King by the LAPD, we got this mostly to see how ridiculous it is)

23 Shades of Black (A Filomena Buscarsela Mystery) by Ken Wishnia

Lure and Loathing: Essays on Race, Identity, and the Ambivalence of Assimilation… by Gerald Early

Books on Wheels will be at the Wingnut Anarchist Collective on February 4th, 2012 from 12-3 pm providing free books and free bicycle repair. Open to the public.2005 Barton Ave., Richmond, Va.

Books on Wheels is an amazing local organization dedicated to promoting literacy and healthy active lifestyles. We are super excited that they are coming to visit our neighborhood!!!

For more on the organization you can go to:

www.booksonwheels.org

The Wingnut Anarchist Collective is located at 2005 Barton Avenue in Southern Barton Heights on Richmond’s Northside!

804 303 5449 or wingnut_collective@yahoo.com for more info