"Away with All Gods! is a powerful and erudite critique of religion and superstition and a rousing call to place our trust in reason and the scientific method....Unusual for an atheist work and in marked difference to works of Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins Avakian went further to explore the way in which religion is used to sustain the status quo and as a reactionary force by political power mongers...He stands against not only religion and superstition but for reason and science and shows us what an alternative way of living can really be like. More importantly he shows us the revolutionary potential of finally doing away with all gods and what such a new world could look like."
— Synergy Magazine
a memoir by Bob Avakian
"Bob Avakian is a long distance runner in the freedom struggle against imperialism, racism and capitalism. His voice and witness are indispensable in our efforts to enhance the wretched of the earth. And his powerful story of commitment is timely."
— Cornel West
by Ardea Skybreak
"... stands out because it is so well written, concise, and comprehensive... accessible to the general reader and uncompromising in its logic and accuracy in presenting scientific concepts"
- Kevin Padian, Prof. of Integrative Biology, Univ. of
"If you don't have a poetic spirit - or at least a poetic side - it is very dangerous for you to lead a Marxist movement or be the leader of a socialist state."
- Bob Avakian
by Bob Avakian
"...clear and systematic but not ‘cold' - a Marxism with heart."
- Bill Martin, Assoc. Prof. of Philosophy, DePaul Univ., Chicago
by Li Onesto
co-published with Pluto Press
"This lively, exciting and enlightening presentation of the Maoist insurgency in Nepal will help people to understand the real state of affairs behind the 'People's War.'"
- Padma Ratna Tuladar, facilitator in the peace talks in Nepal
by Bob Avakian and Bill Martin
Preface by Raymond Lotta
Forward by Slavoj Žižek
(Published by Open Court Publishing Company)
"...so important that it should stand on the shelf of everyone who cares about the destiny of the political Left... marks the beginning
of a new approach."
- Slavoj Žižek, from the Forward