There have now been thousands of blogs, news articles and critical commentary on the Occupy movement since it emerged last September in Wall Street. This book, as the title would indicate, contains the “inside story” of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement and what it was like to be on the ground.

It begins with how the Occupy movement was inspired by the Arab revolutions and the Spanish indignados. Each chapter begins with pictures sketched directly from the occupation, some smudged with charcoal, others with line drawings and sketches of people and placards, which adds to the feel that this book really was created by the 99%. With all proceeds going to the OWS movement you can’t help but feel that this book, with its cardboard, seemingly handwritten cover, came directly from a tent somewhere in Zuccotti Park. It really is a lovely book to touch!

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