Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

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Description of Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times

"Stanford University scholar Jeff Chang emphasizes how Trump capitalizes on such emotions—'fear is the lubricant of demagoguery,' he says—but in their introductions to 'Radical Hope,' Pulitzer winner Junot Diaz and editor Carolina De Robertis stress that fear can propel more constructive reactions." 

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Radical Hope is a collection of letters—to ancestors, to children five generations from now, to strangers in grocery lines, to any and all who feel weary and discouraged—written by award-winning novelists, poets, political thinkers, and activists. Provocative and inspiring, Radical Hope offers readers a kaleidoscopic view of the love and courage needed to navigate this time of upheaval, uncertainty, and fear, in view of the recent US presidential election.

Including letters by Junot Díaz, Alicia Garza, Roxana Robinson, Lisa See, Jewelle Gomez, Hari Kunzru, Faith Adiele, Parnaz Foroutan, Chip Livingston, Mohja Kahf, Achy Obejas, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Cherríe Moraga, Kate Schatz, Boris Fishman, Karen Joy Fowler, Elmaz Abinader, Aya de León, Jane Smiley, Luis Alberto Urrea, Mona Eltahawy, Jeff Chang, Claire Messud, Meredith Russo, Reyna Grande, Katie Kitamura, iO Tillett Wright, Francisco Goldman, Celeste Ng, Peter Orner, and Cristina García.

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