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Books & Memoirs

My Year of Living Dangerously: Chicago, 1969-70, by Russell Neufeld, April 2020

Love and Struggle: My Life in SDS, the Weather Underground, and Beyond, by David Gilbert, December 2011 Much of the text is available here.

Revolutionary Youth & the New Working Class, edited by Carl Davidson, 2011. 12 essays from the U.S. New Left. The collection can be downloaded for $5.00.

You Say You Want a Revolution, by Howard Machtinger, In These Times, Feb. 18, 2009

Students for a Democratic Society, a Graphic History, by Harvey Pekar, Gary Dumm, and Paul Buhle, 2008

Up Against the Wall Motherf**ker: A Memoir of the Sixties with Notes for Next Time, by Osha Neumann, 2008

Ravens in the Storm, by Carl Oglesby, 2008

Flying Close to the Sun, by Cathy Wilkerson, 2007   Cathy Wilkerson reads from the book (YouTube video)

Outlaws of America, by Dan Berger, 2006

Prairie Radical, by Robert Pardun, 2001

Review of Fugitive Days by Cathy Wilkerson, Z Magazine, Dec. 2001

Fugitive Days, by Bill Ayers, 2001

The Imagination of the New Left, by George Katsiaficas, 1987 Click on link for full text (PDF)

SDS, by Kirkpatrick Sale, 1973.  Click on link for full text (PDF)

Weatherman, edited by Harold Jacobs, 1970. Click on link for full text (PDF)

The New Left - A Documentary History, by Massimo Teodori, 1969. Click on link for full text (PDF)

Paul Buhle, founder of the SDS journal RADICAL AMERICA, has created A Graphic History of SDS. He is scheduling showings of the exhibit. Contact him to arrange a showing.