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The Abolitionist Moment
Jun 22nd, 2020

The Abolitionist Moment

We've been having a lot of conversations both online and IRL about abolitionism. While we're generally skeptical of one-size-fits-all reading lists, we have found ourselves...

Readings Against Racism
Jun 5th, 2020

Readings Against Racism

Since the uprising in Minneapolis started, we've been getting nonstop calls and emails from folks wanting to read books on Blackness, anti-racism, and policing. Many of these books are now unavailable from publishers who are scrambling to reprint them.

Going Viral In a Pandemic
May 18th, 2020

Going Viral In a Pandemic

Since the incident, we've discussed what factors contributed to the explosion of attention. Was it the visceral photo of broken glass? The irony of anarchists experiencing lawlessness? The accessibility to supporters of a tangible response?

Orange Lavender Cupcakes
Apr 29th, 2020

Orange Lavender Cupcakes

We can see from our social media feed that a lot of y'all are baking your way through this pandemic. Today we got an email from a customer who remembered that our co-op...

Audiobooks Are Here!
Apr 20th, 2020

Audiobooks Are Here!

Our co-op is now offering audiobooks though Libro.fm! If you're an Audible user please consider making the switch! Libro.fm offers a huge library of DRM-free listens and every sale supports an indie bookstore.

Surviving at a Distance
Apr 8th, 2020

Surviving at a Distance

It has been about a month since we closed our doors and it feels like we're just starting to get a handle on "the new normal." This post is being made to share the possibly dry details of our co-operative's survival.

COVID-19 and Our Co-operative
Mar 12th, 2020

COVID-19 and Our Co-operative

At our weekly meetings, there's been a lot of discussion about how to mitigate risk and practice mutual aid. Like many retail and service workers we are financially at risk, personally and collectively.

Organic Growers Sale!
Mar 11th, 2020

Organic Growers Sale!

To celebrate the arrival of Spring, our co-op is marking down gardening and farming titles by 20% to 50% through the end of the week! This selection of 50+ titles includes books recommended as essential reading by Organic Growers School instructors.

Seeking a Community Loan
Jan 12th, 2020

Seeking a Community Loan

Firestorm is looking for a community member who can make a friendly but formal loan to our co-operative. This year we will have been on Haywood Road for five years, which...

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks
Dec 16th, 2019

2019 Bestsellers & Collective Picks

This year sometimes felt like an unwanted gift that just kept on giving – a constant barrage of right-wing gains, escalating crises, and exhausting political...

New Shirt Preorders
Oct 30th, 2019

New Shirt Preorders

This Fall, we're printing new shirts with a design we're really excited about—a gorgon (perhaps Medusa herself?) reading a book. Although these new shirts won't be available on our shelves until the end of November, we want you to buy one now!

Support Incarcerated Readers!
Sep 10th, 2019

Support Incarcerated Readers!

Asheville Prison Books is starting a correspondence book club with folks at facilities across NC. Help make it possible by purchasing a copy of "Fire on the Mountain" for one of their 10 registered participants!