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Rethinking fairytales as feminist fables is rescuing them, not ruining them | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

A new collection of rejigged tales gets much closer to the spirit of these stories than the ‘traditional’ versions we’re force-fed There’s a book called Politically Correct Bedtime Stories, written by James Finn Garner, which used to be on my parents’ shelves, and is now on mine. Published in... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-04 09:00:13 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit, who inspired the term ‘mansplaining,’ explains herself (sort of)

“Recollections of My Nonexistence,” a memoir by the feminist icon, is both revealing and not. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-07 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: April 23, 2020

Rebecca Solnit: Life inside this strange new fairytale doesn’t have to be lonely. | Lit Hub “The most detrimental book in existence,” and more one-star Amazon reviews of… the dictionary. | Lit Hub “How could I know how precious that hug would feel weeks later.” Gabriel Bump on a book tour in the... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-23 10:30:13 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit on the Intersection of Activism and Writing

In this episode, writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit reflects on her new memoir Recollections of My Nonexistence. Solnit talks to Fiction/Non/Fiction podcast co-hosts V.V. Ganeshananthan and Whitney Terrell about the deep impact of gendered violence on daily life and what it means to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-12 08:49:53 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit’s Memoir Is Much More Than a Feminist Manifesto

Katy Waldman reviews the writer Rebecca Solnit’s new book, “Recollections of My Nonexistence,” which is Solnit’s first to be billed as a memoir. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2020-03-11 10:00:00 UTC ]
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WI15: Finding Her Voice: PW Talks with Rebecca Solnit

In this conversation with a featured speaker, PW checks in with Rebecca Solnit, who will give the afternoon keynote on Wednesday, January 22. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit, Young Jean Lee among winners of $165,000 Windham-Campbell literary awards

Eight writers, including California residents Rebecca Solnit and Young Jean Lee, were named winners of the annual Windham-Campbell Prizes, some of the richest and most prestigious literary awards in the world. The announcement was made Wednesday in London, at an event hosted by Damian Barr, the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2016 Election Gives Boost to Book Originally Released in 2004

A political manifesto written by Rebecca Solnit in 2004 has received a boost after the election, with publisher Haymarket Books giving away 30,500 ebooks and selling out of print copies. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebecca Solnit's 'The Faraway Nearby' offers a storyteller's empathy

Rebecca Solnit offers a series of stories about life, health and connection, with a central thread relating to her preventative breast cancer surgery as well as her mother's Alzheimer's.Rebecca Solnit's latest book, "The Faraway Nearby" (Viking: 260 pp., $25.95), began with a delivery of 100... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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