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Why Rebel

Jay Griffiths

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Penguin
03 August 2021
A blazing call-to-arms for living a life in rebellion, inspired by the author's unshakeable, deep-rooted love for our planet Why rebel?

Because our footprint on the Earth has never mattered more than now. How we treat it, in the spirit of gift or of theft, has never been more important. Because we need a politics of kindness, but the very opposite is on the rise. Libertarian fascism, with its triumphal brutalism, its racism and misogyny - a politics that loathes the living world. Because nature is not a hobby. It is the life on which we depend, as Indigenous societies have never forgotten. Only when it is dark enough can you see the stars, and they are lining up now to write rebellion across the skies.
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Imprint:   Penguin
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 181mm,  Width: 111mm,  Spine: 11mm
Weight:   101g
ISBN:   9780241992722
ISBN 10:   0241992729
Pages:   176
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Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jay Griffiths is the author of Tristimania- A Diary of Manic Depression, Wild- An Elemental Journey; Pip Pip- A Sideways Look at Time; A Love Letter from a Stray Moon and Kith- The Riddle of the Childscape. She won the Barnes and Noble Discover Award for the best new non-fiction writer in the USA, and the Orion Book Award. She has also been shortlisted for the Orwell Prize and a World Book Day award.

Reviews for Why Rebel

There is just one question left today for all writers. What would Nature say to us if Nature had a voice? I know of nobody who is facing up to that question with more honesty, courage and commitment than Jay Griffiths * John Ashton, independent activist and former UK Climate Change Ambassador *


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