Reading List

Guillaume Faye - Why We Fight

This work has been referred to by many as the unofficial Identitarian Manifesto. It begins with a brief discussion of revolutionary strategy and ideas. The core of the book is a metapolitical dictionary with 177 keywords that every identitarian should come to learn if they haven't already, providing important explanation and context for each. The work is geared to a European audience and some Americans might find it a bit hostile, though Faye is certainly less anti-American than Benoist.

Friedrich Nietzsche - On the Genealogy of Morals

All of Nietzsche's work is absolutely fascinating and worth reading, but this in particular is perhaps his most important work. Here he analyzes in-depth the ways in which differing moral paradigms evolved over time and establishes the master/slave distinction as the primary source of modern values. A must read for those interested in the philosophical and historical underpinnings of morality.

Ernest Becker - The Denial of Death

This book, though not explicitly political in nature, nevertheless had a profound influence on my thinking and political beliefs. This book more than any other moved my ideas away from libertarianism and toward collectivist/nationalist ideals. Becker describes how existential dread underlies so much of our culture and values, and helps form the basis for civilization itself. It is a work which combined existential philosophy, psychology, art, and sociology in interesting ways, and paved the way for Terror Management Theory. Note this book is a bit old and many of the psychological ideas of the time are quite dated and should be overlooked.

Nicholas Wade - A Troublesome Inheritance

I've long been a fan of Wade, and his previous book, Before the Dawn, is also worth a read. Wade discusses some of the advances and discoveries in the study of human genetics, as well as their implications, in a simple and entertaining way. A good book for those seeking basic knowledge of modern genetics and some of the scientific basis for race realism.

Julius Evola - Fascism Viewed From the Right

Fascism has been mythologized in Western civilization as the representation of absolute evil. Evola peels away some of this mythology and offers an honest critique of Fascism in Italy and Germany, but from a Right-wing perspective. The good, the bad, and the ugly. A nice short work with some interesting ideas. Evola has many far-Right books worth reading.

Kevin MacDonald - The Culture of Critique

Much like Fascism, anti-semitism has also been mythologized as a kind of unquestionable force of nature: blind, irrational, and evil. Much of the public shies away from the issue entirely because they associate any discussion of Jewish influence to be conspiratorial hatred. Kevin MacDonald does not offer conspiracy or irrational hatred, but a concrete and rational explanation for antisemitism: that it is a natural consequence of conflicting ethnic interests. He details the history of Jewish subversion in Western nations, as well as their causes and their effects. A must-read for anyone who wants to understand this issue.

William Simpson - Which Way Western Man?

A somewhat flawed work, but with many compelling ideas and arguments. Borrowing heavily from the ideas of Nietzsche, Simpson offers a scathing critique of Christianity in Western civilization. It is viewed as largely a Jewish ideology, and is responsible for much of the cultural and economic degradation in the West. This will therefore be a controversial book among the Right, many of whom espouse traditional Christianity, but is still worth reading for those interested in alternative perspectives.

Thomas Carlyle - On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and The Heroic in History

This is something I have not yet got around to reading, but I've heard Carlyle praised from many thinkers on the Right, and is probably worth looking into as well.