Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters (Hardback)
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Whose Story Is This?: Old Conflicts, New Chapters (Hardback)

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Hardback 192 Pages / Published: 05/09/2019
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One of our most astute and provocative social commentators tackles notions of identity and the multiplicity of narratives available in contemporary society. Dazzlingly intelligent and passionate, Whose Story is This? is a vital manifesto for the fragmented world we now live in.

Who gets to shape the narrative of our times?

The current moment is a battle over that foundational power. Women, people of colour and non-straight people are telling other versions, and white men in particular are fighting to preserve their own centrality. In this outstanding collection of essays by one of the most prescient and insightful commentators today, Solnit appraises the voices that are emerging, why they matter and the obstacles they face in making themselves heard.

Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781783785438
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 256 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 11 mm

Rebecca Solnit: The Waterstones Interview

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In her latest collection of essays, Rebecca Solnit explores the question of who gets to shape the narrative of our times. With that power, so long in the hands of white men in America, now shifting to women, people of colour and non-straight people, we spoke to her about her personal experiences and her view of the changing world.

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“Who's Story is This”

Another collection of outstanding essays by Rebecca Solnit. This collection focuses on power and story telling, who controls the narrative we hear, who has their voice drowned out and how this shapes society.... More

“Essential Reading”

Rebecca Solnit is the author I turn to when I need hope and comfort. With the current political and ecological state of affairs, it's hard not to feel despair and outrage on a daily basis and, cathartically,... More

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“An Important Collection of Essays”

Being new to Solnit I wasn't sure what to expect, but I definitely wasn't disappointed! Her essays cover a wide range of incredibly important (and topical) subjects, from politics, power, climate change, and... More

Hardback edition
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