Fight Back Against a Bleak Future

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Fight Back Against a Bleak Future
Titles that you'll need to find hope in the dark.
  • No Logo}

    No Logo

    Description
    Equal parts cultural analysis, political manifesto, mall-rat memoir, and journalistic exposé, No Logo is the first book to put the new resistance into pop-historical and clear economic perspective.
  • Draw Your Weapons}

    Draw Your Weapons

    Description
    In Draw Your Weapons, Sentilles tells the true stories of Howard, a conscientious objector during World War II, and Miles, a former prison guard at Abu Ghraib, and in the process she challenges conventional thinking about how war is waged, ...
  • Women Talking}

    Women Talking

    Description
    Based on real events and told through the “minutes” of the women's all-female symposium, Toews's masterful novel uses wry, politically engaged humor to relate this tale of women claiming their own power to decide.
  • How to Be an Antiracist}

    How to Be an Antiracist

    Description
    This is an essential work for anyone who wants to go beyond the awareness of racism to the next step: contributing to the formation of a just and equitable society.
  • The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter}

    The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter

    Description
    With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940.
  • The Happiest Man on Earth}

    The Happiest Man on Earth

    Description
    . . Highly recommended.' Canberra Weekly 'I have never met Eddie Jaku, but having read his book I feel like I have made a new friend . . . This is a beautiful book by a truly amazing man.
  • Kolyma Tales}

    Kolyma Tales

    Description
    Shalamov himself spent seventeen years there, and in these stories he vividly captures the lives of ordinary people caught up in terrible circumstances, whose hopes and plans extended to further than a few hours This new enlarged edition ...
  • Wilding}

    Wilding

    Description
    The fabled English nightingale sings again. At a time of looming environmental disaster, Wilding is an inspiring story of a farm, a couple, and a community transformed.
  • A Time of Gifts}

    A Time of Gifts

    Description
    A Time of Gifts is the rich account of his adventures as far as Hungary, after which Between the Woods and the Water continues the story to the Iron Gates that divide the Carpathian and Balkan mountains.
  • How to Survive a Plague}

    How to Survive a Plague

    Description
    "A history of AIDS activism in New York in the early years of the plague"...
  • Reverence for Life}

    Reverence for Life

    Description
    "Though I was well aware that Albert Schweitzer preached a great deal both before and after he became a physician, I never encountered any of his sermons until I was privileged to read the present collection prior to publication.
  • The War of Art}

    The War of Art

    Description
    The War of Art identifies the enemy that every one of us must face, outlines a battle plan to conquer this internal foe, then pinpoints just how to achieve the greatest success.
  • Howl}

    Howl

    Description
    Published in 1956 as the title poem of Allen Ginsberg's first collection, "Howl" is a prophetic masterpiece that overcame censorship trails to become one of the most widely read poems of the century.
  • A Coney Island of the Mind}

    A Coney Island of the Mind

    Description
    Includes 29 poems revolving around the title, selections written for oral readings with jazz accompaniment, and 13 previously published poems
  • The Crossway}

    The Crossway

    Description
    The Crossway is an account of Guy Stagg's ten-month walk to Jerusalem.
  • The Art of Happiness}

    The Art of Happiness

    Description
    Drawing on more that 2,500 years of Buddhist tradition and teaching, the spiritual leader demonstrates how to confront the negative emotions, stresses, and obstacles of everyday life in order to find the source of inner peace.
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