Send My Love and a Molotov Cocktail!

Gary Phillips et al.

Stories of Crime, Love and Rebellion

An incendiary mix of original and out-of-print stories from the past, present and fearful future about the fight for a better world.

An incendiary mixture of genres and voices, this collection of short stories compiles a unique set of work that revolves around riots, revolts, and revolution. From the turbulent days of unionism in the streets of New York City during the Great Depression to a group of old women who meet at their local café to plan a radical act that will change the world forever, these original and once out-of-print stories capture the various ways people rise up to challenge the status quo and change up the relationships of power. Ideal for any fan of noir, science fiction, and revolution and mayhem, this collection includes works from Summer Brenner, Cory Doctorow, Rick Dakan, Larry Fondation, Andrea Gibbons, Barry Graham, John A. Imani, Penny Mickelbury, Michael Moorcock, Sarah Paretsky, Gary Phillips, Kim Stanley Robinson, Luis Rodriguez, Michael Skeet, Paco Ignacio Taibo II, Benjamin Whitmer, Ken Wishnia, and Tim Wohlforth.

In addition to PM Press reissuing co-editor Gary Phillips’ The Jook, his mystery novella The Underbelly, was recently published as part of PM’s Outspoken Authors series. He is also editor and contributor to Orange County Noir, writes a regular column on pop culture on fourstory.org, Donuts at 2 A.M., and is writing two retro spy characters—Operator 5, set in the pulp period of the Great Depression, and super spy Derek Flint in the swinging sixties—for Moonstone Comics.

Andrea Gibbons lives in London, where she is currently studying at the London School of Economics. She is an editor with PM Press, and an associate editor of the progressive journal CITY. She is a closet writer of fiction, in addition to her editing work and non-fiction articles, which have been published in various mediums.

Cory Doctorow (craphound.com) is a science fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger—the co-editor of Boing Boing (boingboing.net) and the author of the bestselling Tor Teens/HarperCollins UK novel Little Brother. His latest is For the Win, a young adult novel.

Credited with transforming the mystery through the creation of her female private eye, V I Warshawski, Paretsky’s books are international best sellers, appearing in almost thirty languages.

Born in 1952, a Californian through and through, Kim Stanley Robinson grew up in Orange County, surfed his way through UC San Diego (writing his doctoral thesis on Philip K. Dick), and now lives in Davis with two kids and a beautiful scientist wife. He is the author of the best-selling Mars Trilogy.

Paco Ignacio Taibo II has lived in Mexico City since 1958 when his family fled from Spain to escape the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco. Taibo II is a spanish leftist intellectual, historian, professor, journalist, social activist, union organizer, and world-renowned writer. Widely known for his policial novels, he is considered the founder of the neopolicial genre in Latin America and is the president of the International Association of Policial Writers. One of the most prolific writers in Mexico today, over 500 editions of his 51 books have been published in 29 countries and over a dozen languages, and include novels, narrative, historical essays, chronicles, and poetry.

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