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It Really Does Start Earlier Every Year
Oct 21st, 2020

It Really Does Start Earlier Every Year

We know that it is waaay too soon to begin talking about the holidays but we want friends to know that our co-op is expecting some unique challenges this year. No, we're...

Books for Asheville Youth
Sep 29th, 2020

Books for Asheville Youth

Our friends at Word on the Street / La Voz de les Jovenes are building a library of radical books by BIPOC authors for their youth participants! They've requested that...

God is Change
Sep 3rd, 2020

God is Change

Fourteen years after her passing, Octavia Butler appeared this week for the first time on the NYT Best Seller list. This much deserved recognition is for her 1993 novel, "Parable of the Sower."

We Are All Very Anxious
Aug 22nd, 2020

We Are All Very Anxious

Although in the national discourse the Postal Service and Facebook represent an opposing binary of state control and private enterprise, they have a lot in common. And right now, we're seeing both weaponized against the Left.

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.