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- DescriptionFrom the author of Men Explain Things to Me, a personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy a fitting companion to Solnit s A Field Guide to Getting Lost A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award In this exquisitely written new book by the author of A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit explores the ways we make our lives out of stories, and how we are connected by empathy, by narrative, by imagination. In the course of unpacking some of her own stories of her mother and her decline from memory loss, of a trip to Iceland, of an illness Solnit revisits fairytales and entertains other stories: about arctic explorers, Che Guevara among the leper colonies, and Mary Shelley s Dr. Frankenstein, about warmth and coldness, pain and kindness, decay and transformation, making art and making self. Woven together, these stories create a map which charts the boundaries and territories of storytelling, reframing who each of us is and how we might tell our story.
- Author BiographyWriter, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of seventeen books about environment, landscape, community, art, politics, hope, and feminism, including three atlases, of San Francisco in 2010, New Orleans in 2013, and New York in 2016;Men Explain Things to Me;The Faraway Nearby;A Field Guide to Getting Lost;Wanderlust: A History of Walking; andRiver of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West(for which she received a Guggenheim, The National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award). She is a columnist atHarper'sand a regular contributor toThe Guardian. She lives in San Francisco.
- Author(s)Rebecca Solnit
- PublisherPenguin Books
- Date of Publication29/04/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectAutobiography: Literary
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPenguin Books
- Weight181 g
- Width135 mm
- Height201 mm
- Spine23 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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