Friday, January 11, 2008

Steal This Book!

Abbie Hoffman's counterculture classic Steal This Book was a practical guide for the aspiring hippie of the late 20th century. And while much of its advice on hitchhiking, living in communes, growing marijuana, starting a pirate radio station, shoplifting and making pipe bombs is somewhat dated, it serves as an inspirational look into a way of life and a brand of philosophy that is still quite valid.

However, it's no longer necessary to steal this book on the net. While digital copies can be found in many a dark alley on the Internet, the book has recently been made available for free on the brightly lit pages of If you haven't had a chance to read it yet, now is a better time than any.