Tues, Oct 27 7pm
MARTIN ESPADA: Poet of the Political Imagination
Join Espada as he reads from his upcoming collection of new poems Floaters.
Martin Espada is an acclaimed poet, essayist, professor & social justice fighter. He has won the American Book Award & Pushcart Prize, among others. His title Zapata's Disciple was banned as part of Mexican-American Studies outlawed by the state of Arizona. Explore his work available here.
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Held Wednesday, Sept 30
Virtual program, co-hosted by the Brooklyn Book Festival. With RevBooks Spokesperson Andy Zee and Yale philosopher Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works.
How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them
Jason Stanley identifies “ten pillars” of fascism: propagating a “mythic version” of a country's “past greatness,” emphasizing racial purity, tradition and patriarchy; “law and order” attacking minority groups as criminals; anti-intellectualism; and demonizing “outsiders,” like immigrants and Muslims. Watch Jason Stanley's dialogue with Andy Zee. Special: $14.45