Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

A groundbreaking collection of first person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience Disability Visibility brings together the voices of activists, authors, lawyers, politicians, artists, and everyday people whose daily lives are, in the words of playwright Neil Marcus

Politics Is for Power: How to Move Beyond Political Hobbyism, Take Action, and Make Real Change

A brilliant condemnation of political hobbyism treating politics like entertainment and a call to arms for well meaning, well informed citizens who consume political news, but do not take political action.Who is to blame for our broken politics The uncomfortable answer to this question starts with

They Didn't See Us Coming: The Hidden History of Feminism in the Nineties

From the declaration of the Year of the Woman to the televising of Anita Hill s testimony, from Bitch magazine to SisterSong s demands for reproductive justice the 90s saw the birth of some of the most lasting aspects of contemporary feminism Historian Lisa Levenstein tracks this time of intense

The Violence Inside Us: A Brief History of an Ongoing American Tragedy

Is America really an ultra violent nation This sweeping history by Chris Murphy, U.S senator from Connecticut, interrogates the origins of our violent impulses, the roots of our obsession with firearms, and the national mythologies that prevent us from confronting our crisis of violence n nIn man

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In a world where everyone is inventing a self, curating a feed and performing a fantasy of life, what does it mean to be a person In his grandly entertaining debut memoir, playwright David Adjmi explores how human beings create themselves, and how artists make their lives into art n nBrooklyn, 1970s