Format

Book

Title

Radical hope : letters of love and dissent in dangerous times / edited by Carolina De Robertis.

Edition

First Vintage Books edition.

Description

pages cm

Summary

Radical Hope is a collection of letters to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged--written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election-- Provided by publisher.

Subjects
  • Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 2016.
  • Political participation -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
  • Protest movements -- United States -- History -- 21st century.
  • American letters -- 21st century.
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century.
Other Author

De Robertis, Carolina editor.

Contents

A Symphony of Voices / Carolina De Robertis -- Radical Hope / Junot Diaz -- ROOTS. Dear Harriet / Alicia Garza -- The Lantern / Roxana Robinson -- Dear Henry / Lisa See -- Not a Moment but a Movement / Jewelle Gomez -- A Letter to My Son / Hari Kunzru -- Dreams From Our Fathers / Faith Adiele -- America / Parnaz Foroutan -- Dear Chebon / Chip Livingston -- BRANCHES. Human Rights is the Hand-Hold, Pass it On / Mohja Kahf -- You / Achy Obejas -- A Time to Demand the Impossible / Viet Thanh Nguyen -- A 'Holla' From the West Side / Cherrie Moraga -- What I Mean / Kate Schatz -- Dear Mr. Roell / Boris Fishman -- While You Are Standing / Karen Joy Fowler -- To the Woman Standing in Line at the Store / Elmaz Abinader -- Dear Millenials / Aya de Leon -- Is There No Hope? / Jane Smiley -- Grace and Karma Under Orange Caesar / Luis Alberto Urrea -- #FuckFascism #FuckthePatriarchy / Mona Eltahawy -- The Fear and the Resistance / Jeff Chang -- SEEDS. A Letter to My Daughter / Claire Messud -- The Most Important Act of Resistance / Meredith Russo -- To My Goddaughter / Reyna Grande -- Language is How You Will Make Yourself / Katie Kitamura -- You Are My Kind / iO Tillet Wright -- Zenaida / Francisco Goldman -- Stay Open / Celeste Ng -- Rambling Thoughts for Roscoe / Peter Orner -- Queridisima Palomita: a Letter to My Great-Great-Great-Great-Great Granddaughter / Cristina Garcia -- POSTSCRIPT. Signs from the Women's March / Carolina De Robertis.

LCCN

2017005528

ISBN

9780525435136 (pbk. : alk. paper)

System Availability

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Current Holds

0

Call Number

306.09 DE ROBERTIS, CAROLINA

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