Forthcoming Abolitionist Books

Forthcoming Abolitionist Books

Coming Soon


NameAuthorDateLink
Abortion to Abolition: Reproductive Health and Justice in CanadaMartha Paynter5/25/22pre-order
How to Abolish Prisons: Lessons from the Movement Against ImprisonmentRachel Herzing and Justin Piché6/7/22pre-order
Abolishing State Violence: A World Beyond Bombs, Borders, and CagesRay Acheson6/26/22pre-order
Rehearsals for Living: Conversations on Abolition and Anti-ColonialismRobyn Maynard and Leanne Betasamosake Simpson6/28/22pre-order
Nobody Is Protected: How the Border Patrol Became the Most Dangerous Police Force in the United StatesReece Jones7/5/22pre-order
Abolition Feminisms: Organizing, Survival, and Transformative practiceAlisa Bierria, Jakeya Caruthers, and Brooke Lober (editors)7/26/22pre-order
Against Borders: The Case for AbolitionGracie Mae Bradley and Luke De Noronha8/16/22pre-order
No More Police: A Case for AbolitionMariame Kaba and Andrea Ritchie8/30/22pre-order
Saving Our Own Lives: A Liberatory Practice of Harm ReductionShira Hassan10/4/22pre-order
Change Everything: Racial Capitalism & the Case for AbolitionRuth Wilson Gilmore10/11/22pre-order
Viral Justice: How We Grow the World We WantRuha Benjamin10/11/22pre-order
Detention Empire: Reagan’s War on Immigrants and the Seeds of ResistanceKristina ShullOctober 2022pre-order
This is My Jail: Local Politics and the Rise of Mass IncarcerationMelanie NewportDecember 2022pre-order
Imperfect Victims: Criminalized Survivors and the Promise of Abolition FeminismLeigh Goodmark1/3/23pre-order
Let This Radicalize You: The Revolution of Rescue and Reciprocal CareKelly Hayes and Mariame Kaba3/7/23pre-order

Recently Released


The Women’s House of Detention: A Queer History of a Forgotten PrisonHugh Ryanorder
Abolition Geography: Essays Toward LiberationRuth Wilson Gilmoreorder
Uniform Feelings: Scenes from the Psychic Life of PolicingJessi Lee Jacksonorder
Elite Capture: How the Powerful Took Over Identity Politics (And Everything Else)Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwòorder
Coal, Cages, Crisis: The Rise of the Prison Economy in Central AppalachiaJudah Scheptorder
Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families–and How Abolition Can Build a Safer WorldDorothy Robertsorder
Defund, Disarm, Dismantle: Police Abolition in CanadaShiri Pasternak, Kevin Walby and Abby Stadnyk (editors)order
Assata Taught Me: State Violence, Racial Capitalism, and the Movement for Black LivesDonna Murchorder
Not A Lot of Reasons to Sing, But EnoughKyle Tran Myhreorder
#SayHerName: Black Women’s Stories of State Violence and Public SilenceKimberlé Crenshaw (editor)order
Love and Abolition: The Social Life of Black Queer PerformanceAlison Rose Reedorder
How We Stay Free: Notes on a Black UprisingChristopher Rogers, Fajr Muhammad, and the Paul Robeson House and Museum (editors)order
Abolition. Feminism. Now.Angela Davis, Gina Dent, Erica Meiners, and Beth Richieorder
Understanding E-Carceration: Electronic Monitoring, The Surveillance State, and the Future of Mass IncarcerationJames Kilgoreorder
Creative Interventions Toolkit: A Practical Guide to Stop Interpersonal ViolenceCreative Interventions (editor)order
The Nation on No Map: Black Anarchism and AbolitionWilliam C. Andersonorder
Brick by Brick: How We Build a World Without PrisonsCradle Communityorder
Insurgent Love: Abolition and Domestic HomicideArdath Whynachtorder
Abolition for the People: The Movement for a Future Without Policing and PrisonsColin Kaepernick (editor)order
Becoming Abolitionists: Police, Protests, and the Pursuit of FreedomDerecka Purnell
order
Lessons in Liberation: An Abolitionist Educator’s ToolkitCritical Resistance Abolitionist Educators Workgrouporder
Violent Order: Essays on the Nature of PoliceDavid Correia and Tyler Wall (editors)order
Collage of book covers including: Becoming Abolitionists by Derecka Purnell, Abolition Feminism Now by Davis, Dent, Meiners, and Richie, Lessons in Liberation by the Critical Resistance Educators’ Collective, We Do This ‘Til We Free Us by Mariame Kaba, Prisons Make Us Safer by Victoria Law, Prison By Any Other Name by Maya Schenwar and Victoria Law, From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Border and Rule by Harsha Walia, Change Everything by Ruth Wilson Gilmore, How to Abolish Prisons by Rachel Herzing and Justin Piche, A World Without Police by Geo Maher, and Brick by Brick by the Cradle Community.

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