“11 Memoirs by 20th-Century American Radicals”

“Each movement produced its share of minutes and manifestoes. But then there are also the personal stories: the individual lives and journeys undergirding the cause.  For those who prefer their radical history first-hand, the 20th century provides in abundance, from the anarchist riots and unionist shutdowns of the early century to the interwar New York intellectuals, always flirting with offshoots of the Russian Revolution, to the new wave activists of the late 60s and early 70s, with the violence, infighting, despair, and a few strands of hope and inspiration that followed.”