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Bitch Doctrine - Essays for Dissenting Adults - cover

Bitch Doctrine - Essays for Dissenting Adults

Laurie Penny

Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

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"An invaluable case for truth-telling in an age of chaos and lies." --Emily Nussbaum 
 
 "[Penny] bravely keeps thinking and talking and learning and trying to make the world better." --Caitlin Moran 
 
Smart and provocative, witty and uncompromising, this collection of Laurie Penny's celebrated essays establishes her as one of the most important and vibrant political voices of our time. Bitch Doctrine takes an unflinching look at the definitive issues of our age, from the shock of Donald Trump's election and the victories of the far right to online harassment and the transgender rights movement. 
 
Penny is lyrical and passionate in her desire to confront injustice, and she's writing at the raw edge of a revolution-hungry zeitgeist, a time when it has never been more vital to actively question and fiercely dispute all forms of complacency, including social norms. This darkly comic, often biting yet empathic, revelatory collection will inform, challenge, and engage, and give readers hope and tools for change.

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