Hammer & Tickle – The Book

Hammer & Tickle
A History of Communism told through Communist Jokes
Ben Lewis
Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in both paperback and hardcover 2009
 
To buy your copy, use the links below:

Order your ENGLISH copy on Amazon

Order the GERMAN version: Das komische Manifest: Kommunismus und Satire von 1917-89

ITALIAN version: Falce e sberleffo. Una storia del comunismo attraverso la satira. Ovvero: le barzellette che hanno fatto crollare il muro

In PORTUGUESE: Foice Martelo. A Outra História do Comunismo Contada em Anedotas Comunistas

.. the SLOVENIAN version: Smeh in Kladivo

or in POLISH? Śmiech i młot. Historia komunizmu w dowcipach

 

Here’s a collection of press releases about the book:

Sunday Times

Telegraph

The Scotsman

New Statesman

The Economist

Metro

Russia Today