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  • Thu
    23
    May
    2019

    Being Numerous: Natasha Lennard in conversation with Vicky Osterweil

    19:00 – 21:00Wooden Shoe Books 704 South St

    Being Numerous: Essays on Non-Fascist Life shatters the mainstream consensus on politics, personhood, and truth, and offers in its place a bracing analysis of a perilous world and how we might live in it. Beginning with an interrogation of what it means to fight fascism, Natasha Lennard explores the limits of individual rights, the criminalization of political dissent, the myths of radical sex, and why we may choose to leave room in our lives for ghosts. At once politically committed and philosophically capacious, Being Numerous is a revaluation of the idea that “the personal is political,” and goes on to ask the central question of our time—how can we live a non-fascist life?

    Natasha Lennard is a contributing writer for the Intercept, and her work has appeared regularly in the New York Times, Nation, Esquire, Vice, Salon, and New Inquiry, among others. She teaches critical journalism at the New School for Social Research, and co-authored Violence: Humans in Dark Times with Brad Evans.
    Vicky Osterweil is a writer, editor and agitator based out of Philadelphia. She is working on a forthcoming book, "In Defense of Looting".

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