Redbooks

On 21 February 2020, more than thirty thousand people from South Korea to Venezuela joined the public reading of the Manifesto in their own languages.

The idea for Red Books Day, however, was not merely to celebrate the publication of the Manifesto.

But to stand in solidarity with the comrades who have been facing attacks from the right-wing.

This booklet captures the day in words and images.

The Spectre Still Burns

On 21 February 2020, join us by reading the Communist Manifesto in your language. Livestream it on social media, tape it, play it on Youtube.

To join the RED BOOKS DAY festival, write to [email protected] with a proposal to host a reading. Our Red Books Day organiser will sign you up.

We are now witnessing the rise of a neo-fascist menace. This menace has turned its attention to left books – with attacks on left bookshops and with murders and threats of left writers and publishers. There has been an upsurge of support for these bookshops as well as for the writers and publishers. A sense of outrage has built up that shows confidence amongst our readers and comrades to confront the neo-fascists and stand up for left books.

It is in this context, of the return of left book publishing as well as the attack and defense of left books and left writers, that we propose the establishment of RED BOOKS DAY. We hope you'll help us make this into an annual event.

We will come back to this page with more details of the bookshops which have agreed to host a reading. You can find the bookshop closest where you are and join us in solidarity. If the nearest bookshop Is far away, why don't you host a reading?

Events Happening WorldWide

Name
Núcleo Paula Adissi - Consulta Popular
State
Sao Paulo
City
Sao Paulo
Address
Rua Augusta 835
Pincode
01305100
Organization
Consulta Popular
Details Of The Event
Leitura coletiva do Manifesto Comunista em Português
Start and End Time
00:00 ~ 01:54
Country
Brazil
Geo city
-23.5505199, -46.6333094

Name
vishnu p
State
Kerala
City
Tirur
Address
Malayalam university
Pincode
676105
Organization
SFI
Details Of The Event
Reading communist manifesto
Start and End Time
15:00 ~ 17:00
Country
India
Geo city
10.9166586, 75.9245118

Name
Anoop
State
Kerala
City
Perintalmanna
Address
Thirurkad
Pincode
679321
Organization
CPIM
Details Of The Event
Discussing Manifesto
Start and End Time
17:00 ~ 19:00
Country
India
Geo city
10.9760357, 76.2254431

Name
Dr Rahul U R
State
Kerala
City
Thrissur
Address
Medical college
Pincode
680005
Organization
Learning Marx studycircle
Details Of The Event
Discussing Marxism and health policies in 21st century
Start and End Time
18:00 ~ 20:00
Country
India
Geo city
10.5276416, 76.2144349

Name
Jodie Evans
State
California
City
Los Angeles
Address
2010 Linden Ave
Pincode
90291
Organization
CODEPINK
Details Of The Event
reading in the CODEPINK free library
Start and End Time
02:30 ~ 03:30
Country
United States
Geo city
34.0522342, -118.2436849

Name
SFI-CUG
State
Gujarat
City
Gandhinagar
Address
Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, Sector-29
Pincode
382030
Organization
Students' Federation of India
Details Of The Event
Reading of the Communist Manifest in Gujarati, Hindi, and English, Venue: CUG, Sector-30, Lawn,
Start and End Time
15:00 ~ 16:00
Country
India
Geo city
23.2156354, 72.6369415

Name
Pritish
State
Delhi
City
Delhi
Address
San Martin Park, Chanakyapuri
Pincode
110021
Organization
SFI
Details Of The Event
Reading of favorite quotes from the Communist Manifesto
Start and End Time
15:00 ~ 17:00
Country
India
Geo city
28.7040592, 77.1024902

Name
Pritish Menon
State
Delhi
City
Delhi
Address
Arts Faculty, North Campus, Delhi University
Pincode
110007
Organization
Democratic Teachers' Front and Students' Federation of India
Details Of The Event
Reading of favorite quotes from the Communist Manifesto
Start and End Time
14:30 ~ 04:30
Country
India
Geo city
28.7040592, 77.1024902

Name
Colégio Estadual do Campo Aprendendo com a Terra e com a Vida
State
Parana
City
Cascavel
Address
Assentamento Valmir Motta de Oliveira
Pincode
85819040
Organization
MST
Details Of The Event
Realização do tempo formatura da escola, com mística, poemas, música e combinado a leitura do manifesto comunista com os estudantes das turmas que estudam no período da manhã.
Start and End Time
10:00 ~ 10:45
Country
Brazil
Geo city
-24.9577771, -53.4595112

Name
JITHENDRAN E N
State
Kerala
City
Malappuram
Address
CPI(M) MALAPPURAM DISTRICT COMMITTEE
Pincode
676505
Organization
MALAPPURAM CHARCHA VEDI
Details Of The Event
NGO UNION HALL, UP HILL, MA
Start and End Time
04:30 ~ 19:00
Country
India
Geo city
11.0509762, 76.0710967

Name
Ramamurthy
State
Pondicherry
City
Pondicherry
Address
Kariakalampakkam
Pincode
605007
Organization
CPIM Karikalampakkam branch
Details Of The Event
Communist Manifesto book reading and discusion
Start and End Time
18:00 ~ 20:00
Country
India
Geo city
11.9415915, 79.8083133

Name
Malappuram charchaavedi
State
Kerala
City
Malappuram
Address
Ngo union office malappuram
Pincode
676505
Organization
Charchavedi
Details Of The Event
Reading and discussing
Start and End Time
16:00 ~ 19:00
Country
India
Geo city
11.0509762, 76.0710967

Name
Bijukumar
State
Kerala
City
kodungallur
Address
Mattappilly
Pincode
680664
Organization
ADMC
Details Of The Event
Reading manifesto
Start and End Time
17:00 ~ 18:00
Country
India
Geo city
10.2276998, 76.1971221

Name
Pavel Katarzheuski
State
Minsk City
City
Minsk
Address
Radialnaya 11A street, room 19
Pincode
1917
Organization
Belarusian party of the left 'Fair world'
Details Of The Event
Reading of Communist Manifesto on 20th of February 2020
Start and End Time
20:00 ~ 22:00
Country
Belarus
Geo city
53.9006011, 27.558972

Name
May Day Bookstore
State
Delhi
City
Delhi
Address
May Day Bookstore 2254/2A Shadi Khampur, New Ranjit Nagar, New Delhi 110008 INDIA
Pincode
110008
Organization
Leftword Books
Details Of The Event
Red Books Day @ May Day Bookstore: - Readings of The Communist Manifesto in Assamese, Bengali, German, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Odiya, Punjabi, Telugu, Urdu and more... - Machine by Janam - Singing of Revolutionary songs Join us on 21 February from
Start and End Time
18:00 ~ 20:00
Country
India
Geo city
28.7040592, 77.1024902

Name
Thalhath
State
Kerala
City
Kodungallur
Address
Po eriyad
Pincode
680666
Organization
CPIM
Details Of The Event
Cpim
Start and End Time
00:00 ~ 00:00
Country
India
Geo city
10.2276998, 76.1971221

Name
Riddhi Rit
State
West Bengal
City
Sibpur
Address
Shibpur, Howrah
Pincode
711102
Organization
WBDWAA(Shibpur)- Marxist Leninsit Study Centre
Details Of The Event
21st February
Start and End Time
18:30 ~ 21:00
Country
India
Geo city
22.5712985, 88.3108502

Name
Joel Kyndiah
State
Meghalaya
City
Shillong
Address
Lower Mawprem
Pincode
793002
Organization
Thma U Rangli-Juki ( People's Upsurge)
Details Of The Event
A reading of The Communist Manifesto ( Ka Saiñ Pyrkhat Komunist, in Khasi ) by the comrades of Thma U Rangli-Juki or People's Upsurge, a progressive indigenous collective from Meghalaya. TUR is the publisher of raiot.in, an online webzine
Start and End Time
05:00 ~ 05:45
Country
India
Geo city
25.5787726, 91.8932535

Name
Arun Krishnan R
State
Kerala
City
Kollam
Address
Chinnakkada
Pincode
691001
Organization
NS Memorial Study and research centre Kollam
Details Of The Event
Readings in various languages followed by different expressions on Communist Manifesto including paintings on canvas,short talks, poestry recitation, street play etc
Start and End Time
16:00 ~ 19:00
Country
India
Geo city
8.8932118, 76.6141396

Name
CPIM Kanpur
State
Uttar Pradesh
City
Kanpur
Address
84/34, Communist Party of India (Marxist) Party Office, Near JK Jute Mill, Kalpi Road
Pincode
208012
Organization
CPIM Kanpur District Committee
Details Of The Event
Reading of The Communist Manifesto
Start and End Time
14:30 ~ 15:30
Country
India
Geo city
26.449923, 80.3318736

Name
Egidijus Mardosas
State
Vilnius
City
Vilnius
Address
Zanavyku st. 6
Pincode
02113
Organization
DEMOS institute of critical thought
Details Of The Event
The event will be held in newly opened left gathering space and info-shop in Vilnius. Members of DEMOS institute will read The Communist Manifesto, the event will be streamed in DEMOS Facebook page.
Start and End Time
18:00 ~ 19:00
Country
Lithuania
Geo city
54.6871555, 25.2796514

Name
The Commune Bookshop (Mwelela Cele)
State
Gauteng
City
Johannesburg
Address
14 Reserve Street
Pincode
2000
Organization
The Commune Bookshop
Details Of The Event
Reading of the Communist Manifesto in English, isiZulu and Sesotho.
Start and End Time
11:00 ~ 11:30
Country
South Africa
Geo city
-26.2041028, 28.0473051

Name
cpim Puducherry
State
Pondicherry
City
Pondicherry
Address
azies Nagar, Reddiyarpalayam, Puducherry
Pincode
605010
Organization
CPIM Puducherry
Details Of The Event
Communist Manifesto book reading
Start and End Time
17:30 ~ 19:30
Country
India
Geo city
11.9415915, 79.8083133

Name
Layan Fuleihan
State
New York
City
New York
Address
320 West 37th Street
Pincode
10018
Organization
The People's Forum
Details Of The Event
https://peoplesforum.org/event/red-books-day/
Start and End Time
18:30 ~ 21:00
Country
United States
Geo city
40.7127753, -74.0059728

Name
UNITE
State
Maseru
City
Maseru
Address
PRIVATE BAG A 380,MASERU
Pincode
1OO
Organization
UNITED TEXTILE EMPLOYEES
Details Of The Event
READIGN OF COMMUNIST MANIFESTO
Start and End Time
00:00 ~ 00:00
Country
Lesotho
Geo city
-29.3150767, 27.4869229

Name
School of the South (Naked Punch)
State
Punjab
City
Lahore
Address
Main Market, Gulberg
Pincode
54000
Organization
School of the South (Naked Punch)
Details Of The Event
Reading of the Communist Manifesto in different indigenous languages including Urdu, Punjabi, Burushaski and Sindhi.
Start and End Time
17:00 ~ 17:00
Country
Pakistan
Geo city
31.5203696, 74.3587473

Name
Communist Party of Ireland/Connolly Books
State
Leinster
City
Dublin
Address
James Connolly House, 43 East Essex Street, Dublin
Pincode
D02 XH96
Organization
Communist Party of Ireland
Details Of The Event
Public reading in our bookshop
Start and End Time
11:00 ~ 13:00
Country
Ireland
Geo city
53.3498053, -6.2603097

Name
Batov Alex
State
Moscow
City
Moscow
Address
-
Pincode
-
Organization
Russian United Labour Front
Details Of The Event
Promoting of the special high quality movie dedicated the Manifesto.
Start and End Time
19:00 ~ 22:00
Country
Russian Federation
Geo city
55.755826, 37.6172999