Expansive and visionary, This Changes Everything demystifies the climate debate and exposes capitalism as the greatest threat to a sustainable future.
The thing you want to write, before you wrote it, was impossible to write. Otherwise it would already exist. You writing it makes it possible.
—How to Write an Autobiographical Novel, Alexander Chee
You were made and set here to give voice to this, your own astonishment.
—Annie Dillard, “Write Till You Drop”
With summer rapidly approaching, and the last cold spell of spring seemingly past, I wanted to run through the five books I’m most anticipating being released June through September.
An expansive work of cultural history, Rebecca Solnit’s A Paradise Built in Hell triumphs the empathy of civil society in the wake of disaster.
The combination of a souring relationship and another move’s left with me little time to read or blog, but things have stabilized in time for the end of spring and start of summer.
If people don’t say what they believe, those ideas and feelings get lost. If they are lost often enough, those ideas and feelings never return.
—David Wojnarowicz, Close the to Knives