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Author Talk with Cedar Monroe

Orca Books Cooperative is excited to announce author talk with Cedar Monroe, author of the book "Trash: A Poor White Journey", released March 5th, 2024 through Broadleaf Books.

A little about the author:

Cedar Monroe is an author, activist, and chaplain. They worked for over a decade as an interfaith chaplain to people experiencing homelessness, incarceration, and addiction. Raised in a rural community in a poor white family, they had a front row seat to the fall of extractive industries and the rise of white Christian nationalism.

Trash: A Poor White Journey By Cedar Monroe, Liz Theoharis (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Cedar Monroe, Liz Theoharis (Foreword by)
$28.99
ISBN: 9781506486277
Availability: Coming Soon - Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Broadleaf Books - March 5th, 2024

WLBC- Civil Wars

March's WLBC book will be Civil Wars by June Jordan. Copies are available in-store OR available to order through our website here: https://www.orcabooks.com/book/9780684814049. We will be meeting Friday, March 15th at 6:00 p.m.

About the book:
"From renowned poet and activist June Jordan comes the reissue of her classic collection of essays about love, power, violence, and the condition of race relations in America. "A major and indispensable reading experience."--Alice Walker.

Civil Wars By June Jordan Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780684814049
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Published: Touchstone - September 1st, 1995

Author Talk with Abigail Rose Clarke on Returning Home to Our Bodies

We are hosting artist, author, and somatics practitioner Abigail Rose Clarke this Friday for a reading out of her new book! with decades of experience in body based healing (she just taught a class at fusion earlier this week~) we are excited to have her for an event with us at Orca. if you've ever felt the relief and inspiration of somatics and movement, you know it's a special way of being in the world!

Women's Liberation Book Club- The Right to Sex

February's book club book will be The Right to Sex by Amia Srinivasan! We will be meeting Friday, February 16th at 6:00 p.m.

Thrilling, sharp, and deeply humane, the philosopher Amia Srinivasan's The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century upends the way we discuss--or avoid discussing--the problems and politics of sex.

The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century By Amia Srinivasan Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9781250858795
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Published: Picador - September 20th, 2022

Women's Liberation Book Club- Collapse Feminism

January's book club book will be Collapse Feminism by Alice Cappelle. This is a very recent release (November 14th) on feminism in the digital age. "A breezy, accessible, and non-fatalistic exploration of feminism in the "end times", rooted in a deep appreciation for and knowledge of contemporary digital cultures." - Helen Hester, author of After Work: The Politics of Free Time.

Hope to see you there!

Collapse Feminism: The Online Battle for Feminism's Future By Alice Cappelle Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781915672018
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Published: Repeater - November 14th, 2023

CAPITALIST REALISM by Mark Fisher - Discussion w/ Marxist Reading Group

Come discuss some theory & history with Orca Books Co-op's Marxist Reading Group.

Our next title is Mark Fisher's CAPTIALIST REALISM [2009} 

We will be discussing the book in it's entirety Monday, November 13th at 6:00PM at Orca Books Co-op (315 5th Ave SE, Olympia, WA)

Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative? By Mark Fisher Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781846943171
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Zero Books - December 16th, 2009

Women's Lib Book Club- Freedom is a Constant Struggle

Our November book for the Women's Liberation Book Club will be Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Davis. The meeting will be held on the 17th at 6:00 p.m. in store.

 

A little about the book:

Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by) Cover Image
By Angela Y. Davis, Frank Barat (Editor), Cornel West (Preface by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608465644
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 9th, 2016

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