Bookshop of the month: June

Het Fort van Sjakoo, in central Amsterdam, is named after a Dutch Robin Hood-type figure. Sjakoo famously escaped from prison and fled with his gang of thieves to a heavily fortified hide-out in central Amsterdam. The collective that runs the bookshop today have built their own anti-establishment fortress, providing a refuge for people interested in  anything that goes against the mainstream.

You can read more about their extraordinary story in this month’s bookshop profile. 

The Making of a Scholar-Activist


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Georges Nzongola-Ntalaja

When I enrolled at Davidson College in September 1963, civil rights marches were being held in Charlotte, North Carolina, against segregation. Continue Reading ›