As a special treat to accompany their Student Reading sale through Wednesday, September 30th, 5 quasi-academic nonfiction ebooks are free for a limited time courtesy of publisher Verso Books.
Each free title in the giveaway is a selection from their themed suggested student reading lists (also on sale for 40% off print and ebooks), on various topics of history, political theory, economics, and activism from notable authors worldwide, and include:
- How to Be an Anti-Capitalist in the 21st Century by the late Erik Olin Wright, a Vilas Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin
- The Groundings with My Brothers by the highly influential Guyanese intellectual and 1960s anti-colonial activist Walter Rodney, who was later assassinated
- Work: The Last 1,000 Years by Andrea Komlosy, a professor in the Department of Economics and Social History at the University of Vienna, Austria
- Considerations on Western Marxism by British essayist Perry Anderson, Professor of History and Sociology at the University of California, Los Angeles
- The Return of the Political by Belgian political theorist Chantal Mouffe, Professor of Political Theory at the Centre for the Study of Democracy at the University of Westminster
Offered worldwide through Wednesday, September 30th until just before midnight Eastern Time, available @ the publisher’s dedicated blogpost (watermarked but otherwise DRM-free ePub & Mobi bundle, requires account signup with valid email and billing address, but no payment info; click to switch each book’s tab from Hardcover or Paperback to Ebook to add the freebies to your cart).