WOMEN WRITING RESISTANCE

 

"I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept." -- Angela Davis

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Emergent Strategy: Shaping Change, Changing Worlds Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781849352604
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Published: AK Press - April 18th, 2017

Inspired by Octavia Butler's explorations of our human relationship to change, Emergent Strategy is radical self-help, society-help, and planet-help designed to shape the futures we want to live. Change is constant. The world is in a continual state of flux. It is a stream of ever-mutating, emergent patterns.


Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781788734424
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Published: Verso - March 5th, 2019

Named one of Vogue’s “Most Anticipated Books of 2019”

This is a manifesto for the 99 percent


How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608468553
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Published: Haymarket Books - December 5th, 2017

"If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free." --Combahee River Collective Statement

Winner of the 2018 Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Nonfiction


Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements Cover Image
By Walidah Imarisha (Editor), Adrienne Maree Brown (Editor), Sheree Renee Thomas (Foreword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781849352093
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Published: AK Press - April 7th, 2015

Whenever we envision a world without war, prisons, or capitalism, we are producing speculative fiction. Organizers and activists envision, and try to create, such worlds all the time. Walidah Imarisha and adrienne maree brown have brought 20 of them together in the first anthology of short stories to explore the connections between radical speculative fiction and movements for social change.


The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807013816
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Published: Beacon Press - September 17th, 2019

A bold and uncompromising feminist manifesto that shows women and girls how to defy, disrupt, and destroy the patriarchy by embracing the qualities they’ve been trained to avoid.


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Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393357622
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 14th, 2020

Winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism

"Exhilarating…A rich resurrection of a forgotten history." —Parul Sehgal, New York Times


Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean Cover Image
By JENNIFER BROWDY (Editor), Veronica Chambers (Afterword by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807088197
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Published: Beacon Press - October 10th, 2017

Essays on Latinx and Caribbean identity and on globalization by renowned women writers, including Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat, and Jamaica Kincaid


Women, Race & Class Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780394713519
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Published: Vintage - February 12th, 1983

A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.