Presented in both english and spanish, alice Walker shares a timely collection of nearly seventy works of passionate and powerful poetry that bears witness to our troubled times, while also chronicling a life well-lived. From poems of painful self-inquiry, to celebrating the simple beauty of baking frittatas, and liberating world of activism, hope and, love, above all, Walker offers us a window into her magical, at times difficult, gratitude.
Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart Spanish Edition #ad - Whether she’s urging us to preserve an urban paradise or behold the delicate necessity of beauty to the spirit, Walker encourages us to honor the divine that lives inside all of us and brings her legendary free verse to the page once again, demonstrating that she remains a revolutionary poet and an inspiration to generations of fans.
Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New PoemsNew World Library #ad - I was born to grow, poverty, greed, / poems / this one“so writes alice walker in this new book of poems, war, the deliciousness of love, environmental devastation, poems composed over the course of one year in response to joy and sorrow both personal and global: the death of loved ones, / like / alongside my garden of plants, the sorrow of rejection, and the sweetness of home.
Hard Times Require Furious Dancing: New Poems #ad - As she confronts personal and collective challenges, sing, her words dance, and heal. The poems embrace our connections while celebrating the joy of individuality, the power we each share to express our truest, deepest selves. Beloved for her ability to speak her own truth in ways that speak for and about countless others, she demonstrates that we are stronger than our circumstances.
We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of DarknessThe New Press #ad - A new york times–bestselling “collection of righteous speeches and essays . . . Is walker the cultural pioneer back on top form” The Guardian. Walker’s clear vision and calm meditative voice offer “wise thoughts for a troubled world” and strike a deep chord among a large and devoted readership The Dallas Morning News.
We are the ones we have been waiting for takes on some of the greatest challenges of our times and in it Walker encourages readers to take faith in the fact that, despite the daunting predicaments we find ourselves in, we are uniquely prepared to create positive change. A “stunningly insightful” essay collection from the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple Publishers Weekly.
We Are The Ones We Have Been Waiting For: Inner Light in a Time of Darkness #ad - A thoughtful and reflective look at life and the search for meaning” —Booklist. Drawing equally on walker’s spiritual grounding and her progressive political convictions, each chapter concludes with a recommended meditation to teach us patience, compassion, and forgiveness. From the prolific writer, comes a compilation of writing and speeches on advocacy, poet, and activist Alice Walker, struggle, and hope.
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: ProseOpen Road Media #ad - As she outlines it, with people of color, a womanist is a person who prefers to side with the oppressed: with women, with the poor. Whether she’s taking on nuclear proliferation, the promise and problems of the civil rights movement, or her own creative process, Walker always brings to bear a fearless determination to tell the truth.
In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Prose #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author’s personal collection. . As a writer, walker has always taken such people as her primary subjects, and her search for paths toward self-possession and freedom always holds out hope for the transformative power of compassion and love.
A collection of early personal and political essays from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple. What is a womanist? alice Walker sets out to define the concept in this anthology of early essays and other nonfiction pieces.
The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers New PoemsThe New Press #ad - In this dazzling new collection, Alice Walker offers over sixty new poems to incite and nurture contemporary activists. The poems in the world will follow Joy remind us of our human capacity to come together and take action, even in our troubled political times. Her spirituality, concern for human rights, and almost old-fashioned, determined joyousness run deep and her devoted readers will want to follow her as she turns ‘madness into flowers’” Library Journal.
By attentively chronicling the conditions of human life today, as ever, Walker shows, her deep compassion, profound spirituality, and necessary political commitments. Hailed as a “lavishly gifted writer, forgiveness, ” Walker imbues her poetry with evocative images, fresh language, anger, and profound wisdom The New York Times.
The World Will Follow Joy: Turning Madness into Flowers New Poems #ad - . Casting her eye toward history, and the dalai lama, politics, crises, and tragedies down to bright, and nature, as well as to world figures such as Jimmy Carter, Gloria Steinem, she “distills struggles, singing lessons in living with awareness and joy” Booklist. A poetry collection of “playful and crooning lyricism” from the National Book Award– and Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Color Purple Booklist.
The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and MeditationsVintage #ad - In all, the source of self-Regard is a luminous and essential addition to Toni Morrison's oeuvre. In the writings and speeches included here, Morrison takes on contested social issues: the foreigner, the press, female empowerment, money, "black matters, " and human rights. Arguably the most celebrated and revered writer of our time now gives us a new nonfiction collection--a rich gathering of her essays, and art, and meditations on society, speeches, culture, spanning four decades.
The source of self-regard is brimming with all the elegance of mind and style, the literary prowess and moral compass that are Toni Morrison's inimitable hallmark. And here too is piercing commentary on her own work including the bluest Eye, Sula, among them, author Toni Cade Bambara, Jazz, painter and collagist Romare Bearden, and Paradise and that of others, Beloved, Tar Baby, and theater director Peter Sellars.
The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations #ad - She looks at enduring matters of culture: the role of the artist in society, the Afro-American presence in American literature, and in her Nobel lecture, the literary imagination, the power of language itself. It is divided into three parts: the first is introduced by a powerful prayer for the dead of 9/11; the second by a searching meditation on Martin Luther King Jr.
And the last by a heart-wrenching eulogy for James Baldwin.
The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart: Stories Ballantine Reader's CircleBallantine Books #ad - Walker goes on to imagine stories that grew out of the life following that marriage—a life, she writes, that was "marked by deep sea-changes and transitions. These provocative stories showcase Walker's hard-won knowledge of love of many kinds and of the relationships that shape our lives, as well as her infectious sense of humor and joy.
Imbued with walker's wise philosophy and understanding of people, the spirit, The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart begins with a lyrical, sex and love, autobiographical story of a marriage set in the violent and volatile Deep South during the early years of the civil rights movement. These are the stories that came to me to be told after the close of a magical marriage to an extraordinary man that ended in a less-than-magical divorce.
The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart: Stories Ballantine Reader's Circle #ad - I found myself unmoored, unmated, ungrounded in a way that challenged everything I'd ever thought about human relationships. Situated squarely in that terrifying paradise called freedom, precipitously out on so many emotional limbs, it was as if I had been born; and in fact I was being reborn as the woman I was to become.
So says pulitzer prize-winning author alice walker about her beautiful new book, in which "one of the best American writers today" The Washington Post gives us superb stories based on rich truths from her own experience. Filled with wonder at the power of the life force and of the capacity of human beings to move through love and loss and healing to love again, The Way Forward Is with a Broken Heart is an enriching, passionate book by "a lavishly gifted writer" The New York Times Book Review.
Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart: A NovelRandom House #ad - Now, and flows, inexorably, at fifty-seven, to embark on a new excursion, proceeds through the past, one that begins on the Colorado River, Yolo, she leaves her lover, into the future. As yolo begins his own parallel voyage, shamans and snakes, Kate encounters celibates and lovers, memories of family disaster and marital discord, and emerges at a place where nothing remains but love.
Told with the accessible style and deep feeling that are its author’s hallmarks, Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart is Alice Walker’s most surprising achievement. A well-published author, married many times, she has lived a life rich with explorations of the natural world and the human soul. In now is the time to open your heart, alice walker has created a work that ranks among her finest achievements: the story of a woman’s spiritual adventure that becomes a passage through time, a quest for self, and a collision with love.
Now Is the Time to Open Your Heart: A Novel #ad - . Kate has always been a wanderer. The pulitzer prize–winning author of the color purple, possessing the Secret of Joy, and The Temple of My Familiar now gives us a beautiful new novel that is at once a deeply moving personal story and a powerful spiritual journey.
The Temple of My Familiar The Color Purple Collection Book 2Open Road Media #ad - In the temple of my familiar, celie and shug from The Color Purple subtly shadow the lives of dozens of characters, all dealing in some way with the legacy of the African experience in America. The temple of my familiar is the 2nd book in the Color Purple Collection, which also includes The Color Purple and Possessing the Secret of Joy.
The pulitzer prize–winning author of the color Purple weaves a “glorious and iridescent” tapestry of interrelated lives in this New York Times bestseller Library Journal. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author’s personal collection. As walker follows these astonishing characters, she weaves a new mythology from old fables and history, a profoundly spiritual explanation for centuries of shared African-American experience.
The Temple of My Familiar The Color Purple Collection Book 2 #ad - From recent african immigrants, to a woman who grew up in the mixed-race rainforest communities of South America, to Celie’s own granddaughter living in modern-day San Francisco, all must come to understand the brutal stories of their ancestors to come to terms with their own troubled lives.
BecomingCrown #ad - Warm, wise, and revelatory, becoming is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations—and whose story inspires us to do the same. Along the way, she showed us a few dance moves, crushed Carpool Karaoke, and raised two down-to-earth daughters under an unforgiving media glare.
An intimate, and inspiring memoir by the former first lady of the united states #1 new york times bestseller • oprah’s book club pick • NAACP IMAGE AWARD WINNER In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, powerful, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era.
Becoming #ad - With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it—in her own words and on her own terms. And around the world, dramatically changing the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives, and standing with her husband as he led America through some of its most harrowing moments.
As first lady of the united states of america—the first african American to serve in that role—she helped create the most welcoming and inclusive White House in history, while also establishing herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U. S. In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.
You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: StoriesOpen Road Media #ad - But unlike her first collection of stories, the women in these tenderly wrought tales face their problems head on, proving powerful and self-possessed even when degraded by others—sometimes by those closest to them. But even as the female protagonists face exploitation, social asymmetries, as always, and casual cruelties, Walker leavens her stories with ample wit and, an eye for the redemptive power of love.
This collection builds on Alice Walker’s earlier work, the much-praised In Love & Trouble. A collection that reveals a master of fiction approaching the fullness of her talent, these are the stories Walker produced while penning The Color Purple. Women stand their ground in the midst of crisis in this story collection by the New York Times–bestselling author of The Color Purple.
You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down: Stories #ad - This ebook features an illustrated biography of Alice Walker including rare photos from the author’s personal collection.