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How the Other 99% Live: Anarchy for Anglo Dads


New Star Books has acquired Eng­lish-lan­guage rights to l’Anarchie expliqué à mon pere by Thomas Déri and Fran­cis Dupuis-Déri, pub­lished in 2014 by Lux Edi­teur of Mon­tre­al.

Writ­ten in the form of a dia­logue between father and son (which they are), the authors, pro­fes­sor / writer / edi­tor / trans­la­tor Thomas Déri and Fran­cis Dupuis-Déri, polit­i­cal sci­ence pro­fes­sor at l’Universite de Mon­tre­al, sketch some of the foun­da­tion­al ideas giv­ing impe­tus to resur­gent anar­chism-inspired polit­i­cal actions that have been mak­ing world head­lines in recent years. Fran­cis Dupuis-Déri is the author of Who’s Afraid Of the Black Blocs?

The trans­la­tor is John Gilmore, whose ren­di­tion of Bernard Émond’s nov­el, 20h17, rue Dar­ling, was pub­lished by Guer­ni­ca Edi­tions in 2014. He is the author of Head of a Man, pub­lished by Real­i­ty Street Edi­tions of the UK, and Swing­ing In Par­adise: The Sto­ry of Jazz in Mon­tre­al.

Anar­chy Explained to My Father is sched­uled for pub­li­ca­tion in Fall 2017.