Discover the best radical writing, carefully curated for you, with the UK's only not-for-profit book subscription.

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Every month we’ll send you carefully selected books on politics, economy, society & culture by the world's leading radical authors.

Special spring offer! Free book with every new membership this May

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The Left Book Club was founded in 1936 to oppose war, inequality and fascism. Join us today and help support political education.

The Best of Benn

By Tony Benn

'Tony Benn belongs in the great tradition of English revolutionaries – a passionate radical destined to be loved in popular memory for his defence of democracy and freedom' Guardian

For May we are delighted to publish this special edition of the writings of Tony Benn. Including exerts from his electrifying speeches, thoughtful journalism and passionate advocacy of often unconventional causes, it's a book full of warmth, hope and the belief that radical change is possible.

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Our community

Left Book Club isn’t just about the books. We have a monthly online event, where you can meet authors and special guest speakers. We're also building a network of reading groups, and we can help you get your own group off the ground.

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Access to our online community forum (coming soon!) and reading groups.

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Monthly author discussions and other special events.

Partner discounts
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Discounts from our partners including Pluto Press, Tribune and Repeater.

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Login to buy our fabulous back catalogue of previous published books.

Discover author events and discussions on our Youtube Channel

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Choose your membership plan

You'll receive the most recently published book in your chosen collection. Plus if you join in May we'll include an extra book for free! You can cancel at any time.

Solidarity

£14.99/month + postage
A book every month

Please choose this option if you can. You will help provide free books and discounted memberships for others on low incomes.

  • Get every book, contemporary and classic
  • Access to author events and reading groups
  • Discounts from partners including Pluto Press and Tribune
  • Extra surprise book in your first parcel

Monthly subscriptions automatically renew. You can cancel at any time.

All Books

£9.99/month + postage
A book every month

Our most popular option.

  • Get every book, both contemporary and classic
  • Access to author events and reading groups
  • Discounts from partners including Pluto Press and Tribune

Monthly subscriptions automatically renew. You can cancel at any time.

Selected Books

£5.99/month + postage
A book every two months

Not sure you’ll get through a book every month? With this option you get a book every two months.

  • Choose from Contemporary (the yellow books) or Classics (the black books)
  • Access to author events and reading groups
  • Discounts from partners including Pluto Press and Tribune
  • Extra surprise book in your first parcel

Monthly memberships automatically renew. You can cancel at any time.

Recent highlights

We publish one book a month, alternating between contemporary writing (yellow books) and classics (black). Members can order anything they have missed.

"Thanks to the Left Book Club – the work that you do is tremendous" – John McDonnell

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People's History Museum, Manchester

Left Book Club reading group: Saturday 4th June, 1.30-3pm

We're so excited that a new reading group is starting in the amazing People's History Museum in Manchester. Drop in on Saturday 4th June for a chat about class, belonging and social mobility, based on Lynsey Hanley's Respectable.

Our unique editions are printed with unlaminated card so no plastic is involved in the production of the book.

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Check out Left Bank Leeds

Radical Reading Group: Wednesday 8th June, 6pm

If you're based in Leeds head over to the new reading group at Left Bank. It's open to everyone. Drop by on Wednesday 8th June to discuss this month's book and meet some friendly faces. Reading group members can also get a discount on their Left Book Club membership.

"Reading socialist books has never been more urgent. Good luck to the Left Book Club!" – Ken Loach

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The Reading Room: A collaborative project

The Reading Room is a new collaborative project where people can read, learn, listen, and share ideas.

Through linking up with other spaces across the country, we’ve created libraries stocked with thought provoking books, where reading groups and opportunities to meet authors are being established, providing resources and activities that hope to catalyse creativity, collaboration and conversation.

The organisations involved share a common goal – to support and empower people within their communities. This project has been initiated in partnership with Pluto Press, and the Left Book Club, and over time, each local hub will develop to reflect and serve the community within which it sits, making each space responsive and unique.

As well as physical library spaces, The Reading Room will open up forums to debate local issues that affect everyday lives. Taking the lead from our communities, these topics may include inequality, the environment, precarious employment, LGBTQ+ issues, structural racism and much more.