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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.

 

 

One of our neighbors, an awesome, badass, punk zinester woman, donated 18 really great books to the Wingnut Radical Lending Library today. Everything from radical politics to zine anthologies to radical fiction.

Come by and check these books, and our 1060 others out!

Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-9pm. If you are interested in becoming involved with the library/open hours, get in touch! 804 303 5449 or  wingnut_collective@yahoo.com

Another World Is Possible by Beka Economopoulos

On Subbing: The First Four Years by Dave Roche

Controlled Flight Into Terrain: Stealworks Anthology 3.0 by John Yates

Against the Grain: Biotechnology and the Corporate Takeover of Your Food by Marc Lappe

On Fire: Battle of Genoa by Green Mountain Anarchist Collective and

Race for Justice by Leonard Weinglass

Adventures in Medialand: Behind the News, Beyond the Pundits by Jeff Cohen (more…)

We’ve added quite a few books to the collective on a variety of subjects since the last time we updated our list. Here’s some of the titles we now have available at our lending library (http://www.librarything.com/home/thewingnutrva):

What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower: Being An Adventure Of Your Own Choosing by Margaret Killjoy ♥
Louise Michel: Rebel Lives by Louise Michel
Direct Action: An Ethnography by David Graeber
The Ecotechnic Future: Envisioning a Post-Peak World by John Michael Greer
The Long Descent: A User’s Guide to the End of the Industrial Age by John Michael Greer
Mystery Teachings from the Living Earth: An Introduction to Spiritual Ecology by John Michael Greer
The Druid Magic Handbook: Ritual Magic Rooted in the Living Earth by John Michael Greer
Haymarket: A Novel by Martin Duberman
Discipline & Punish: The Birth of the Prison by Michel Foucault
A People’s History of the United States: 1492 to Present by Howard Zinn
Revolution and Counterrevolution: Change and Persistence in Social Structures by Seymour Martin Lipset
Against Architecture (Green Arcade) by Franco La Cecla
Fire on the Mountain by Terry Bisson
Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond by David Gilbert
Portugal: The Impossible Revolution? by Phil Mailer
Haymarket Scrapbook: 125th Anniversary Edition by Franklin Rosemont
Time Without Work by Walli F. Leff
Fight On, My Soul by James E.C. Norris
Guerrilla Warfare by Ernesto “Che” Guevara
Communes in the Counter Culture: Origins, Theories, Styles of Life. by Keith Melville
Against the Megamachine: Essays on Empire and its Enemies by David Watson
The Vegetarian Myth: Food, Justice, and Sustainability by Lierre Keith
The Homebrew Industrial Revolution: A Low-Overhead Manifesto by Kevin A. Carson
Hopeless: Barack Obama and the Politics of Illusion by Jeffrey St. Clair
Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling by Christopher Koelle
Junky : Definitive Text of Junk
Tasty: Get Great Food on the Table Every Day by Roy Finamore
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Natural Childbirth the Bradley Way by Susan McCutcheon-Rosegg
Chinese Regional Cooking by Kenneth H.C. Lo
Basics of Pistol Shooting by National Rifle Association
It by Stephen King
How to Grow Vegetables and Fruits by the Organic Method by J. I. Rodale
Cook, Eat, Thrive: Vegan Recipes from Everyday to Exotic (Tofu Hound Press) by Joy Tienzo
Juliet, Naked by Nick Hornby
Prayer for Owen Meany by Irving John
Poemcrazy: Freeing Your Life with Words by Susan G. Wooldridge
All Fall Down: America’s Tragic Encounter With Iran by Gary Sick
The Sources of Modern Architecture and Design (World of Art) by Nikolaus Pevsner
The Glorious Qur’an by Muhammad M. Pickthall
FAMILY CAMPERS’ COOKBOOK by Bill Riviere
Tranquility without pills (all about transcendental meditation); the complete how-to guide to the famous TM method of total relaxation by Jhan Robbins
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Seventh Son (Tales of Alvin Maker, Book 1) by Orson Scott Card
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess
In The Neighborhood: The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim
Roget’s 21st Century Thesaurus: Updated & Expanded 2nd Edition (21st Century Reference) by Barbara Ann Kipfer
A Farewell To Arms by Hemingway Ernest
Readings in Russian History Volume I: from Ancient Times to the Abolition of Serfdom by Sidney Harcave

We’ve added more books to our radical lending library here at the Wingnut. You can search our catalog of books online at http://www.librarything.com/thewingnutrva or you can come by the Wingnut during Open Hours on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4pm to 9pm or during events at the Wingnut to check out a book.

Some of our new titles are:

Eyes to the South: French Anarchists and Algeria by David Porter

The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities by Ching-In Chen

The Primal Screamer by Nick Blinko

Alternative Vegan by Dino Sarma Weierman

Pistoleros The Chronicles of Farquhar McHarg Volume 1: 1918 by Farquhar McHarg

On the Ground: An Illustrated Anecdotal History of the Sixties Underground Press in the U.S. by Sean Stewart

Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud

Speaking Treason Fluently: Anti-Racist Reflections From an Angry White Male by Tim Wise

Against Equality: Don’t Ask to Fight Their Wars by Ryan Conrad

 

Here are some of the new books we’ve added to the Wingnut Radical Lending Library!

Our library has Open Hours on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-9pm. You can search online at librarything.com/thewingnutrva to see what books we have to offer. Folks are welcome to check out books, but zines must stay in the space.

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Don’t Shoot: One Man, A Street Fellowship, and the End of Violence in Inner… by David M. Kennedy

Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail!: Stories of Crime, Love and Rebellion (Swit… by Gary Phillips

Black Flags and Windmills: Hope, Anarchy, and the Common Ground Collective by scott crow

Gun Thugs, Rednecks, and Radicals: A Documentary History of the West Virginia Mi… by David Alan Corbin

Robin Hood: People’s Outlaw and Forest Hero: A Graphic Guide by Paul Buhle

Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Mischief in the Forest: A Yarn Yarn (Flashpoint Press) by Derrick Jensen

 

8 new books today in the Library!

The Creation of Patriarchy by Gerda Lerner

The Monster Stick and Other Appalachian Tall Tales by Paul and Bil Lepp

Tales of the Badia Bedouin folk tales from Lebanon by Rami Zurayk

The Living Dead by John Joseph Adams

Bayou City Secrets by Deborah Powell

Classics in Lesbian Studies by Esther D. Rothblum

Midlife Queer by Martin Duberman

and

Instead of Prisons by the Prison Research Education Action Project

Come by and check these books out! Browse our whole collection online at http://www.librarything.com/home/thewingnutrva

We’ve reorganized our Radical Lending Library, and we have found a place to set up our Zine rack downstairs now. So now you can come over to check out our huge zine collection! We have a couple hundred titles catalogued on our online database, with more zines being added in as our eyes uncross. We now have over 1,000 titles of books and zines in our catalog!
To search for zines, go to http://www.librarything.com/home/thewingnutrva and look under “your library” for books or “approaching apocalypse zine library” for zines!

Pictures of the new schmancy organizing to come soon!

We keep adding books to the Wingnut Radical Lending Library- a resource for Southern Barton Heights and the rest of Richmond. We are excited about lots of different books, and some of our recent additions include queer books and books by people of color. Our library is searchable on  librarything.com/thewingnutrva or you can come over during Open Hours on Wednesdays and Fridays from 4pm to 9pm to browse, read, and check out books!

We also accept donations of books or money for books at any time!

Rock My Soul : Black People and Self-Esteem by bell hooks

Six of One by Rita Mae Brown

J.Baldwin’s(The Fire Next Time [Paperback])(1992) by J.Baldwin

Bingo by Rita Mae Brown

Marshall Law: The Life & Times of a Baltimore Black Panther by Marshall “Eddie” Conway

The Right to Be Lazy: Essays by Paul Lafargue by Paul Lafargue

Possible Side Effects by Augusten Burroughs

Black Mask & Up Against the Wall Motherfucker: The Incomplete Works of Ron Hahne… by Ron Hahne

Richmond Receipts (Regional Cookbook Series) by Jan Carlton

Dykescapes by Tina Portillo

Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century Am… by Lillian Faderman

The Ways of White Folks: Stories by Langston Hughes

We have gotten a bunch of awesome new books in the past 2 weeks for the Wingnut Radical Lending Library. Some we picked up at the Monroe Park Occupation, some at Charlottesville Anarchist Bookfair, and some we got through being friends of PM Press.We are missing some of the books from Charlottesville- at Food Not Bombs in Monroe Park last Sunday someone picked up the wrong Milk Crate. If you know where those 7 books are please let us know, we were really excited to share them.

Come by during Open Hours to browse and check out books. Wednesdays and Fridays from 4-9pm. If you are interested in helping facilitate Open Hours or participating in any of the projects that come out of the Wingnut Anarchist Collective please get in touch!

Our entire collection is available for search online at http://www.librarything.com/thewingnutrva

 

The Paul Goodman Reader by Paul Goodman

Capital and Its Discontents: Conversations with Radical Thinkers in a Time of Tu… by Sasha Lilley

Lucasville: The Untold Story of a Prison Uprising by Staughton Lynd

Ensenando rebeldia: Historias de la lucha popular oaxaquena (Spanish Edition) by Diana Denham

Moments of Excess: Movements, Protest and Everyday Life by The Free Association

TVA Baby (Spectacular Fiction) by Terry Bisson

Soccer vs. the State: Tackling Football and Radical Politics by Gabriel Kuhn

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