Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times by Carolina De Robertis

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Read Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times Online Free - 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.

Title : Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times
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ISBN : 0525435131
Edition Language : English
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Diane S ☔ rated it ★★★★☆

May 11, 2017

Like many, author Carolina de Robertis was overcome with fear, a new President had been elected. Worried about the civil rights of many, people of color, different sexual orientation , different religions, she put in a call for action. She reached out to fellow writers, asking for love letters, l...

Nancy rated it ★★★★☆

April 23, 2017

I was attracted to Radical Hope: Letters of Love and Dissent in Dangerous Times because of the outstanding contributors, including Junot Díaz, Lisa See, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Jane Smiley, and Celeste Ng. A firm believer that writers are the key to maintaining society's highest aspirations, I hoped t...

Mrs. Europaea rated it ★★★★★

March 12, 2017

If you read only one book this year please, please make it Radical Hope by Carolina De Robertis. Radical Hope is composed of individual letters written in a variety of tones: tender, analytical, impassioned, hopeful, deeply personal, and much more. The collection of these love letters are written...

Hannah (fullybookedreviews) rated it ★★★★★

April 24, 2017

I’m not American, but I did follow the electoral goings-on with a mixture of horror and dismay. And dramatic political upheavals are not limited to the US of A – a brief glance at the news will reveal that bigotry and corruption have gotten a stranglehold in countries across the globe. So when I s...

Jen rated it ★★★★☆

July 02, 2017

Like any collection I liked some of these entries more than others but I appreciated the sentiments all the authors shared. This was a great sipping collection. Read one at a time as a pick-me-up is needed.

Kristen rated it ★★★★☆

August 24, 2017

Forever keeping this in my office. A book full of love, hope, and a call to action - read this if you need a reminder that people can still fight to be good and true. (junot diaz and celeste ng's letters are perfect, as usual)

Ceillie rated it ★★★★★

May 22, 2017

You want this anthology. Read the full review here!

Mugren rated it ★☆☆☆☆

August 31, 2017

How dare you compare this trash to the work of Ta-Nehisi Coates and James Baldwin?! I was expecting the letters to cover a variety of dangerous times, rather than just 'Oh, no! Trump is now president'. This is basically a book full of letters from 30 writers who have lived with blinders on in a wor...

Natalia rated it ★★★☆☆

July 09, 2017

Short stories from various authors, primarily centering around issues of immigration and intersectionality post-election. I liked it more than a 3, I think I'm just a little jaded re-hashing all the post-election feelings. Would have been much more useful 7 months ago!

Joyce rated it ★★☆☆☆

June 21, 2017

Was so excited for this book, and found it to be the worst kind of echo chamber. Disappointing.

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