Books written by Rebecca Solnit

The Mother of All Questions

March 14, 2017 | 180 pages
The Mother of AllQuestions is Solnit s sequel to Men Explain Things to Me and includes her new essays on feminism."  More Info
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Nonstop Metropolis

October 19, 2016 | 232 pages
"Nonstop Metropolis, "the culminating volume in a trilogy of atlases, conveys innumerable unbound experiences of New York City through twenty-six imaginative maps and informative essays. Bringing together the insights of dozens of experts from linguists to music historians, ethnographers,... More Info

Hope in the Dark

February 9, 2016 | 192 pages
Bestselling author Rebecca Solnit reminds us that activism has changed the world in remarkable ways.  More Info

The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

November 10, 2015 | 344 pages
The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed, prizewinning books of nonfiction including Men Explain Things To Me, brings the same dazzling writing to the essays in The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness; hailed by the Los Angeles Times as "globally wide-ranging and... More Info

Men Explain Things to Me

April 14, 2015 | 171 pages
A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word ?mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.  More Info

Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness

August 28, 2014 | 360 pages
The incomparable Rebecca Solnit, author of more than a dozen acclaimed books of nonfiction, brings the same dazzling writing to the twenty-nine essays in The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness. As the title suggests, the territory of Solnit’s concerns is vast, and in her signature... More Info

Men Explain Things to Me

April 8, 2014 | 100 pages
A landmark essay that went viral, inspired the word ?mansplaining,” and prompted fierce arguments.  More Info

The Faraway Nearby

Penguin Group USA | April 29, 2014 | 272 pages
This personal, lyrical narrative about storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a fitting companion to her beloved A Field Guide for Getting Lost In this exquisitely written new book by the author of A Paradise Built in Hell, Rebecca Solnit explores the ways we make our lives... More Info

Wanderlust

Penguin | June 1, 2001 | 326 pages
A cultural history of walking explores the ancient practice, from ancient Greece to the present, delving into Wordsworth, Gary Snyder, Rousseau, Jane Austen, and other cultural and literary icons to show how this basic activity has been imagined throughout history. 17,500 first printing.  More Info

Celebrate people's history

The Feminist Press at CUNY | November 9, 2010 | 256 pages
A graphic history of dissent and activism around the world.  More Info

A Book of Migrations

Verso Books | September 5, 2011 | 208 pages
"A brilliant meditation on travel."-The New York Times  More Info