NOTE: this is out first book club book! We've ordered a bunch and are waiting on them to arrive, so it may be a few days before we can ship or deliver!
If you're purchasing a book club membership in the same order, you won't be able to pickup in store (digital membership doesn't allow in-store pickup since it's not a physical product). We recommend doing two individual transactions, or make a note at checkout and I can refund the shipping cost.
In this charged collection of fifteen essays and speeches, Lorde takes on sexism, racism, ageism, homophobia, and class, and propounds social difference as a vehicle for action and change. Her prose is incisive, unflinching, and lyrical, reflecting struggle but ultimately offering messages of hope. This commemorative edition includes a new foreword by Lorde-scholar and poet Cheryl Clarke, who celebrates the ways in which Lorde's philosophies resonate more than twenty years after they were first published.
These landmark writings are, in Lorde's own words, a call to “never close our eyes to the terror, to the chaos which is Black which is creative which is female which is dark which is rejected which is messy which is . . . ”