New Books and Pamphlets by Red Star Publishers
In March and April 2013, a print version of our catalogue was sent by postal
mail and pdf to a large number of potential readers. Therefore,
rather than continuing to put posted dates on the home page, we will
list here and on the home page all new items made available since that
print version was sent out.
J. Lenz, The Second International,
1932. Internet only. A fascinating history of the Second International,
by one of the leaders of Communist Party of Germany. Although the
tactics of the Communist International were to change a few years
later, this book is a detailed exposure of both the open social
patriots as well as the centrists in the Second International, as well
as an explanation of the role of Lenin anad other revolutionary leaders.
A. Zhdanov: The International Situation, 1947. Cover
Lenin: Las tareas del proletariado en la presente revolución ("Tesis de Abril"), 1917. Cubierta
Lenin: La revolución socialista y el derecho de las naciones a la autodeterminación, 1916. Cubierta
The Soviet Power: The Soviet Sixth of the World, Hewlett Johnson,
1940. $9. (B). A sympathetic account by Hewlett Johnson, Dean of
Canterbury, of the building of socialism in the Soviet Union. Johnson
sees socialism as the actual fulfillment of the principles of true
We Saw for Ourselves. Report of the Nineteen Americans on Their Visit to the USSR. 1951. $4. Cover A description of the Soviet Union by 19 Americans, 9 black and 10 white, including 3 ministers.
The USSR and Finland, Historical, Economic, Political Facts and Documents. 1939. Cover A background to the Soviet Finnish war. Internet only.
Lenin, El imperialismo, fase superior del capitalismo, 1916. $5. En español.
Lenin, El estado y la revolución, 1917. $5. En español.
Lenin, La revolución proletaria y el renegado Kautsky, 1918. $5. En español.
Lenin, La enfermedad infantil del “izquierdismo” en el comunismo, 1920. $5. En español.
Lenin, Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism, 1916. $5
Constitution of the U.S.S.R. 1936. The
so-called Stalin Constitution. Cover
Lenin: The Proletarian Revolution and the Renegade Kautsky, 1918. $5.
Vitaly Startsev: How the Soviets Were Formed.
1982. $4. A short book detailing the role of the Soviets from the
1905 revolution to October 1917. It emphasizes Lenin's statement that
the Soviets were formed by the workers themselves.
Michael Sayers and Albert Kahn, The Great Conspiracy against Russia.
1946. $10. This classic book explains the imperialist and Trotskyite
conspiracy again the Soviet Union.
Gerhard Eisler, Albert Norden, Albert Schreiner: The Lesson of Germany, 1945. $5. An important book dealing with the rise and fall of fascism in Germany.
Wreckers on Trial. The trial of
the Industrial Party, Moscow, December-Novemberm 1930. This was a group
of engineers and others who plotted sabotage against Soviet industry.
They confessed but received death sentences, which were commuted to
prison terms. Several later loyally served Soviet development. With a
forward by Andrew Rothstein. Internet only.
Ekaterina Blinova: Unveiling Lies of the Cold War; What Lay Beneath
Anti-Soviet Myths. 2015. $2. This 66 page booklet consists of articles
originally published in SputnikNews.com (except for one publlished in
Black and Red: The Role of Communists in the Black Liberation Movement. 2015. $2. Cover. A 31-page reprint of short articles from African-American Communists.
Rosa Luxemburg's Views on the Russian Revolution, by Clara Zetkin:,1922,
$10 (B) This 225 page book has ben translated into English for the
first time. It shows how Luxemburg, in her actions in the German
Revolution after her release from prison in November 1918 until her
murder by soldiers in the pay of the Social-Democratic government in
Germany in January 1919, in practice took the same positions as the
Bolsheviks in the Otober Revolution. It is an important exposure of the
Social-Democrats in Germany and around the world, who try to assert
that Luxemburg was one of them.
Soviets in Central Asia, by W.P. & Zelda K. Coates,
1951. This 300 page book documents the history of Central Asia from
Tsarist times to the political, economic and cultural developmentunder
Soviet power. A valuable resource showing how the people in these
republics improved their lives under socialim. Internet only.
A People Reborn, the Story of North Ossetia, edited by Andrew Rothstein, 1954. A report by a British delegation on a visit to the Autonomous Republic in the NorthCaucasus. Internet only
Felix Dzherzinsky: A Biography, Progress Publishers, Moscow, 1988 (Internet only)
Emile Burns (ed.) Handbook of Marxism,
1935. (B) $12. This 800-page book contains large sections (not just
quotes) from major works of Marxism-Leninism, including the Communist
Manifesto, Capital (Vol. 1), Anti-Dühring, Materialism and
Empirio-Criticism, Imperialism, State and Revolution,
"Left-Wing"Communism, Report to the 17th Congress of the CPSU(b) 1934,
and the Program of theCpmmunist International 1928. A useful work for
those who want much of the basics of Marxism-Leninism in one volume.
Engels: Anti-Dühring, 1894. $6 (B)
Stalin: Dialectical and Historical Materialism, 1939. $2. Cover
Lenin: “Left-Wing” Communism, An Infantile Disorder, 1920, $5. (B)
On Guard against Browderism, Titoism, Trotskyism, John Gates, 1951. Cover
What is Marxism?, by Emile Burns, 1939. $4. (B). A very good summary of the basics of Marxism-Leninism in 74 pages. Good for beginners.
Historical Materialsm, Maurice Cornforth, 1954. The second volume of the above work. It is also the original edition of the book,
before revisionist editorial changes. Internet only, in Word or pdf format.
Readers' Guide to the Marxist Classics, 1952, prepared and edited by Maurice Cornforth. Internet only.
Materialism and the Dialectical Method,
Maurice Cornforth, 1953. A very readable explanation of Dialectical
Materialism in 122 pages. This is the original edition of the book,
before revisionist editorial changes. $4. (B). Also available in dowloadable Word or pdf format.
Rumanian Summer, Jack Lindsay with Maurice Cornforth.
1953. This 170 page book, with pictures, gives a portrait of the
Rumaniann People's Democracy before the advent of revisionism. $5.
On the Road to Bolshevization, 1929. Cover
Philip Farr, Soviet Russia and the Baltic Republics, 1944. Cover
Andrew Rothstein: Man and Plan in Soviet Economy, 1948. A detailed account of Soviet planning. Internet only.
Anna Louise Strong: Spain in Arms, 1937. (B). $4.
Mike Gold: Why I am a Communist, 1932
Lenin: The Tasks of the Proletariat in the Present Revolution ("April Theses"), 1917. Cover
V. Adoratsky: Dialectical Materialism, 1934. Internet only.
From Harry Haywood:
Black Bolshevik, Chapters on the Afro-American National Question, 1978
Chapter 4: An Organization of Revolutionaries. Cover 4
Chapter 12: Return Home: White Chauvinism Under Fire. Cover 12
Lenin: The Socialist Revolution and the Right of Nations to
Self-Determination, 1916. Cover
Organisation and Structure of the Communist Party, Communist International, 3rd Congress, 1921. Cover
Fifteen Years of Soviet Georgia, by Lavrenti Beria, 1936. Cover
Joseph Weydemeyer, Pioneer of American Socialism, by Karl Obermann, 1947. Internet only
A. A. Heller: One Sixth of the World. 1937. Cover
George Orwell: Anti-Communist Propagandist, Champion of Trotskyism & State Informer, reprinted from the Stalin Society, Britain, 1998. Cover
Soviet Policy and Its Critics,
by J.R. Campbell. 1939. $6. This 329 page book by a leading member of the Communist Party of Britain is mainly an exposure of
Trotskyism, both in its anti-Leninist theory and its
Marxism and the National Question, J.V. Stalin, 1913. Price $4.
The Negro National Colonial Question, Nelson Peery,
1972. $5. This 200 page book contains a forthright defense of the Marxist
analysis that there is an African-American nation in the Black Belt
south with the right to self-determination. It contains many maps and
statistics to back up this position.
Lenin on the Woman Question. Clara Zetkin. $2. Cover
Speeches on the American Communist Party, J.V. Stalin, 1929. $2. Cover
Wages, Price and Profit, by K. Marx. Price $5.
What Is To Be Done, by V.I. Lenin.
Price $5. The famous book in which Lenin explained the teachings on the
foundation of the party in Russia in opposition to economism.
The State and Revolution, by V.I. Lenin. Price $5.
Political Economy: A Beginner's Course, by A. Leontiev, 1935. Price $5. This 232 page book is an excellent introdiction to reading Marx's Capital. Besides covering some of the main topics in the first volume of Capital,
it explains Lenin's analysis of imperialism and the question of crises,
including data related to the crisis of the 1930s (the Great
Days With Lenin, Maxim Gorki, 1932. $2. This 44 page pamphlet describes Gorky's meetings with Lenin and others over the years. Cover
Engels on Science, J.D. Bernal, 1935. A 20 page pamphlet summarizing Engels application of dialectics to science. Cover
Communism and the Family, Alexandra Kollontai. 1918. A 15 page pamphlet on how the family will change under communism. Cover
Wrecking Activities at Power Stations in the Soviet Union, Vol. I. 1933. First of 3 volumes of the transcript of the so-called Metro-Vickers trial,
of British subjects and their Soviet accomplices, found guilty of
wrecking and espionage activities. For a fascinating discussion from
relatively objective bourgeois sources that the British subjects, when
they were released and returned to Britain, stated clearly that they
were not subject to any form of torture or undue pressure, see: http://www.red-channel.de/the_real_stalin_moscow_trials.htm. Internet only
Wrecking Activities at Power Stations in the Soviet Union, Vol. 2. 1933. Second of 3 volumes of above transcript. Internet only
Wrecking Activities at Power Stations in the Soviet Union, Vol. 3. 1933. Last of 3 volumes of above transcript. Internet only
[Greek] National Liberation Front (E.A.M.) White Book, Greek American Council, August 1945. Documents that show how British forces bombed Athens, which had been
liberated by the E.A.M, at the end of World War II. 131 pages, $4.
Blood Lies: The Evidence that Every Accusation against Joseph Stalin
and the Soviet Union in Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands Is False, by Grover Furr, 2014, 581 pages, $25.
¿Que Hacer? V.I. Lenin, en español.
El famoso libro de Lenin que explico las enseñanzas sobre la
fundacion del partido en Rusia y la lucha en contra del economismo.
Readings in Leninism. This is a
4-volume set, first published in the U.S. in the 1930s, with extended
quotes from the works of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin on major
questions of Marxist-Leninist theory. Price $5 each volume: 1) What Is
Leninism?, 2) The Theory of the Proletarian Revolution, 3) The
Dictatorship of the Proletariat, 4) Strategy and Tactics.
The Road to Life (An Epic of Education), A.S. Makarenko.
This 3-volume set is an autobiographical novel describing the formation
of the Gorky Colony in the Soviet Union in the 1920s, which Makarenko
headed. After the Civil War, homeless youth roamed the country. The
colony sucessfully integrated them into the new socialist life through
collective labor and self-discipline. Price $5 each volume.
Marxist Glossary, L. Harry
Gould, 1948. An 82 page book containing definitions and explanations
of common Marxist terms, many including brief quotes from Marx, Engels,
Len and Stalin further elucidating how these terms have been used.
Steel and Slag, Vladimir Popov,
1951. This is a 284 page socialist realist novel that takes place in a
steel mill in the Ukraine that had to relocate to the Urals during
World War II. It deals with the transformation of people under
adversity, some becoming hardened as steel, some degenerating into
slag. Price $5.
History of the Three Internationals, William Z. Foster,
1955. This 458 page book contains Foster's detailed description of the
work of the First, Second and Third Internationals. Price $8.
Soviet Union, Land without Unemployment: In Pictures. 1931. This 200 page book contains hundreds of pictures on all facets of Soviet life, with captions in English, en
español and en français. The foreword and 15 page epilogue on the Five-Year Plan by Alfred Kurella are only in English. Price $6.
The Soviets Expected It, Anna Louise Strong, 1941. Price $5. This 178 page book deals not only
with the beginning of the German war on the Soviet Union, but also the
background to the war and the development of Soviet industry.
Volantes y artículos tempranos, V.I. Lenin, en español. $2. Cubierto
A los obreros y obreras de la fábrica Thornton, volante, 1895
La guerra con China, artículo, periódico Iskra, 1900
El alistamiento forzoso de
183 estudiantes, artículo, periódico Iskra, 1901
Golpea duro, pero no mates, artículo, revista Zarya, 1901
Early Writings, V.I. Lenin. $2.
To the Working Men and Women of the Thornton Factory, Leaflet, 1895
The War in China, Article, Iskra newspaper, 1900
The Drafting of 183 Students Into the Army, Article, Iskra newspaper, 1901
Beat – But Not to Death!, Article, Zarya magazine, 1901
Labor’s Own William Z. Foster, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, 1949. $2. Cover
Women, Marriage & Sex, Clara Zetkin, 1925. From Reminiscences of Lenin. Cover
From Black Bolshevik, Harry Haywood, Chapters on the Soviet Union, 1978
Chapter 5: A Student in Moscow, Cover 5
Chapter 6: Trotsky's Day in Court, Cover 6
Chapter 7: The Lenin School, Cover 7
Chapter 8: Self-Determination: The Fight for a Correct Line, Cover 8
Chapter 9: Sixth Congress of the Comintern: A Blow Against the Right, Cover 9
Chapter 10: Lovestone Unmasked, Cover 10
Chapter 11: My Last Year in the Soviet Union, Cover 11
Chapter 14: Reunion in Moscow, Cover 14
Stalin, Pablo Miranda, 2012. Cover
Stalin, Pablo Miranda, 2012, en español. Cubierto
Lies Concerning the History of the Soviet Union, Mario Sousa. $2. Cover
A History of the U.S.S.R., Andrew Rothstein,
1950. Price $8. A 400-page history by a leading member of the
then-revolutionary Communist Party of Britain. This gives many details
of the economic and political history of the Soviet Union not included
in the History of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
The United Front, Georgi Dimitrov,
1935-1937. Price $6. Besides the famous speeches at the 7th Congress of
the Communist International, this edition includes 18 other speeches
and articles dealing with the application of the united front in
various countries over the following two year.
Joseph E. Davies: Excerpts from Mission to Moscow concerning the Moscow Trials, 1943. $2. Cover
Diez días que estremecieron al mundo, John Reed, 1919, en español. El famoso libre sobre la revolución rusa. 336 pág. Precio $8.
This Monstrous War, Wilfred Burchett.
1953. This 288 page book presents the Korean War and the armistice
negotiations from the side of the Korean People's Army and the Chinese
People's Volunteers. When this book was sent to the United States in
late 1953, it was seized by the U.S. Customs and dumped into the ocean,
so this is the first time it is available in the U.S.288 p. Price $5.
Koje Unscreened, Wilfred G. Burchett,
1953?. On the treatment of Korean and Chinese prisoners in the
notorious U.S.-run prison camp during the Korean War. Internet only
Light on Korea, D.N. Pritt, 1950. Cover
A History of the U.S.S.R., Andrew Rothstein, 1950. A 400-page history by a leading member of the then-revolutionary Communist Party of Britain. Internet only
[Greek] National Liberation Front (E.A.M.) White Book, Greek American Council,
August 1945. Documents that show how British forces bombed Athens,
which had been liberated by the E.A.M, at the end of World War II.Internet only
Stalin: Story of a Great Servant of Mankind Who Belongs to the Ages, Andrew Rothstein, 1953. Cover
The Crime of el Fanguito, William Z. Foster, 1948. On a notorious slum in Puerto Rico. Cover
Three Articles from the Communist Party in the 1930s on the Afro-American National Question. Cover
The Constituent Assembly Elections and the Dictatorship of the Proletariat, V.I. Lenin, 1919. Cover
Why Soviet Russia Should Be Recognized, Friends of the Soviet Union, 1933. Cover
The U.S. State is a Machine Oppressing the Working Class, Jim Rosenbaum & Al Johnson, 1991. Cover
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