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40 years of books without bosses, 1977-2017

David Austin

David Austin is the author of the Casa de las Americas Prize-winning Fear of a Black Nation: Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal, Moving Against the System:The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness, and Dread Poetry and Freedom: Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution. He is also the editor of You Don’t Play with Revolution: The Montreal Lectures of C.L.R. James.

  • Dread Poetry and Freedom

    Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Unfinished Revolution

    By David Austin  

    Coming October 2018

  • Moving Against the System

    The 1968 Congress of Black Writers and the Making of Global Consciousness

    By David Austin  

    A revolutionary collection of black radical thought from 1968

    Published September 2018

  • Fear of a Black Nation

    Race, Sex, and Security in Sixties Montreal

    By David Austin  

    Events in Sixties Montreal shattered Canada’s image of itself and how the country was perceived around the world.

    • Casa de las Americas Prize in Caribbean Literature in English or Creole, 2014 (Winner)
    • Independent Publisher Book Award - Best Regional Non-Fiction (Canada East), 2014 (Runner-up)

    Published May 2013

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