Haymarket Books

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Haymarket Books
Parent company Center for Economic Research and Social Change [1]
Founded 2001
Founder Anthony Arnove, Ahmed Shawki
Country of origin United States
Headquarters location Chicago and New York
Distribution Consortium Books
Key people Anthony Arnove, Julie Fain, Ahmed Shawki
Publication types Books
Nonfiction topics

Crime & Punishment

Culture & Media, Economics, Education, En Español, Environment & Science, Globalization & Imperialism, Kids & Parents, Labor movement, Latin America, Literature & Fiction, Marxism & Socialism, Middle East, Palestine, Poetry,Racism & Civil Rights, U.S. History & Politics, Women's rights, World history
Fiction genres Non-fiction
Revenue In April of 2012 Publishers Weekly wrote that [Haymarket Books] reports $1.2 million in gross revenues this fiscal year of [2012], with book sales generating 60% and the remaining coming from grants and contributions. About 50% of Haymarket’s book sales come from Amazon and bricks-and-mortar retailers; the balance is generated by special sales, sales to individuals, and sales at events.[1]
Official website www.haymarketbooks.org

Haymarket Books is a self-described, non-profit, radical book publisher and distributor. Haymarket is a project of the Center for Economic Research and Social Change (CERSC).

Haymarket is known for publishing, "provocative books from the left end of the political spectrum."[2] Founding editors Anthony Arnove and Julie Fain previously worked on the International Socialist Review.[2]

Haymarket lists its authors as including : Howard Zinn, Noam Chomsky, Arundhati Roy, John Carlos, Amy Goodman, Dave Zirin, Ali Abunimah, Rebecca Solnit, Richard Wolff, Ann Jones, Tom Engelhardt, and Nick Turse.

Haymarket claims to have hosted events with speakers including Glenn Greenwald, Cornel West, Tavis Smiley, Tim DeChristopher, Arundhati Roy,George Galloway, and Amy Goodman.[citation needed]


  1. ^ http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/publisher-news/article/51741-haymarket-books-rises-up.html
  2. ^ a b Messinger, Jonathan (15 November 2011). "Haymarket Books". TimeOut chicago. Retrieved 12 May 2015. 

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