Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Men Explain Things to Rebecca Solnit

Photo: © Adrian Mendoza,
Writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of fifteen books about environment, landscape, community, art, politics, the power of stories, and hope.  He recent books include Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas, and The Faraway Nearby.  A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster was the San Francisco Public Library’s One City One Book for 2012.  River of Shadows, Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West won the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award).

She works with the group on climate issues and against gentrification and displacement in San Francisco. She is a contributing editor to Harper’s and regular contributor to the political site

Her latest book is a collection of essays titled, provocatively, MEN EXPLAIN THINGS TO ME.  You can still get this beautiful book as a thank you gift for your donation to KPFA of $85 or more - go to
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