[Marxism] Fwd: Invitation to the release event of Red Rosa and a special 50% discount on Luxemburg's works

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Mon Oct 26 10:06:50 MDT 2015




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Subject: 	Invitation to the release event of Red Rosa and a special 50%
discount on Luxemburg's works
Date: 	Fri, 23 Oct 2015 16:09:51 +0000
From: 	Horn, Claudia <horn.claudia at rosalux-nyc.org>
To: 	Horn, Claudia <horn.claudia at rosalux-nyc.org>
CC: 	Anne Rumberger (anne at versobooks.com) <anne at versobooks.com>,
sophia at versobooks.com <sophia at versobooks.com>



Dear Friends of Rosa Luxemburg,

Thank you for attending our *Rosa Remix conference*. RLS-NYC and Verso
would like to invite you to the launch event of the graphic novel Red
Rosa, and present you the opportunity to purchase the works of Rosa
Luxemburg at a special 50% discount.

To access the discount, click this link
<http://www.versobooks.com/books/2036-red-rosa?discount_code=ROSA> and
you will see red text on the book page that says 50% off for friends of
RLS. The discount will be applied when you check out. (Valid for Red
Rosa, Collected Works, Letters of Rosa L., and Legacy of Rosa L.).

You can check out the pictures from the Rosa Remix conference in August
here <https://www.flickr.com/photos/rosaluxnyc/albums/72157657418429860>.

And lastly, join us at our upcoming book launch event on Nov 5at Verso
Books, to celebrate the graphic biography of Luxemburg, *Red Rosa*. The
event will feature author *Kate Evans* and New York-based artist and
writer *Molly Crabapple*.

For more details or to RSVP please visit
http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/red-rosa/. (And see below).

We hope that you can join the discussion and encourage you to pass this
invitation on to friends or colleagues. Entrance is free and there will
be a reception, but make sure to RSVP to reserve your space.

Kind Regards,

Claudia Horn

*RELEASE EVENT: RED ROSA*
A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - November 5 - Brooklyn, NY

Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost political thinkers of the 20th
century. Her philosophy of socialism and democracy was present in every
aspect of her life—her work as an economist and educator, her activism
against war and socioeconomic injustice, her relationships with friends
and lovers.

/Red Rosa/ <http://www.versobooks.com/books/2036-red-rosa>, a new
graphic novel by Kate Evans, published by Verso Books in collaboration
with the RLS–NYC, opens up Luxemburg’s intellectual world to a new
audience, grounding her ideas in the realities of an inspirational and
deeply affecting biography.

Join us at Verso Books on Thursday night, November 5, to celebrate the
release of /Red Rosa/ with a special event featuring Kate Evans and New
York-based artist and writer Molly Crabapple. Evans will open the event
with a presentation about the process of creating this graphic novel.
She will then be joined by Crabapple for a dialogue about what it means
to be a political feminist graphic artist in this day and age.

Please RSVP here
<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CrFJitUIeP3sFAkf412hcbulkaG8URs2J-0MpotRlQk/viewform?usp=send_form>.

The event will be followed by a reception with drinks and light snacks.

The new graphic novel /Red Rosa/, as well as a new translation of the
/Complete Works of Rosa Luxemburg: Volume II/—also published by Verso
with support from RLS–NYC—will be available for sale.

*Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg*
Thursday, November 5, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Verso Books, 20 Jay Street, Suite 1010, Brooklyn, NY
The event is free with registration. Please RSVP here
<https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1CrFJitUIeP3sFAkf412hcbulkaG8URs2J-0MpotRlQk/viewform?usp=send_form>.

*Kate Evans* is a radical cartoonist, artist, author, and activist. She
draws feature-length cartoons in The Spark magazine. She is the author
of numerous books, comics, and zines, including /Funny Weather:
Everything you Didn’t Want to Know About Climate Change but Probably
Should Find Out/ and /The Food of Love/.

*Molly Crabapple* is an artist and writer in New York. Her illustrations
bring critical attention to injustice and social movements—from
gentrification and mass incarceration to Abu Dhabi’s migrant labor
camps, and rebels in Syria. Crabapple is a contributing editor for
/VICE/, and has written for publications including /The New York Times,
Paris Review/, and /Vanity Fair/. Her memoir, /Drawing Blood/, will be
published in December 2015.

Claudia Horn| Newsperson/Correspondent United Nations, New York Office |
Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung
275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2114 | New York, NY 10016 | Phone (917) 409-1043
Website: www.rosalux-nyc.org <http://www.rosalux-nyc.org/> | E-Mail:
horn.claudia at rosalux-nyc.org <mailto:horn.claudia at rosalux-nyc.org>






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