Leftist Indies Put Politics First

In a charged political climate that has seen even the Big Five publishers step gently into the ideological fray, a few indie publishers whose bread and butter has always been left-wing publishing are working together, for the mutual benefit of all.

Book publishers Verso Books, Haymarket Books, and Seven Stories Press and socialist quarterly magazine Jacobin—the most widely-read socialist publication in America, with upwards of 35,000 print subscribers and more than a million unique website visitors per month—are the tight-knit center of a small group of independent publishers that consider themselves part of a burgeoning “radical left.” The publishers and magazine have, Verso marketing manager Anne Rumberger explained, pooled their forces and resources in order to reach what they see as a newly radicalized segment of the American book market.

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