Literary Arts Institute Lectures

A Reading by Rebecca Solnit


Rebecca Solnit

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San Francisco writer, historian, and activist Rebecca Solnit is the author of seventeen books about geography, community, art, politics, hope, and feminism and the recipient of many awards, including the Lannan Literary Award, and the National Book Critics Circle Award (forRiver of Shadows; two other books of hers also were nominated for the prize in other years). A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school and frequent contributor to the political site, she is a contributing editor to Harper's, where she is the first woman to regularly write the Easy Chair column (founded in 1851).

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