The Commune is a radical Pan-African, socialist and feminist bookstore and coffee shop. We also sell records with a focus on African music.

We host regular book launches, talks, discussions and film screenings, as well as DJ sets, poetry and music performances. We work closely with grassroots groups, popular movements, trade unions and radical intellectuals.

Happening at The Commune

  • Book Launch: Zabalaza Republic by Sihle Ntuli

    Date: Thursday 5 October 2023 Time: 6pm Venue: The Commune

  • Friday DJ: DJ Bob

    Date: Friday 6 October 2023 Time: 2pm–4pm Venue: The Commune

Some Titles We Stock

  • Being Human After 1492

  • Class Action: In pursuit of a larger life

  • Crossroads: I live where I Like (Graphic History

  • Define and Rule: Native as Political Identity