Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit (born 1961) is an American writer. She has written on a variety of subjects, including feminism, the environment, politics, place, and art.

Books in order of publication:

Secret Exhibition: Six California Artists of the Cold War Era. San Francisco: City Lights Bookstore. 1991.

Savage Dreams: A Journey Into the Landscape Wars of the American West. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2014 [1994].

A Book of Migrations: Some Passages in Ireland. London: Verso. 2011 [1997].

Wanderlust: A History of Walking. New York: Penguin. 2001 [2000].

Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism. Images by Susan Schwartzenberg. London: Verso. 2002 [2000].

As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art. Athens: University of Georgia Press. 2003 [2001].

River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West. New York: Viking. 2004 [2004].

Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities (Updated ed.). Haymarket Books. 2016 [2004].

A Field Guide to Getting Lost. New York: Viking. 2005.

Yosemite in Time: Ice Ages, Tree Clocks, Ghost Rivers. Photographs by Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe. San Antonio: Trinity University Press. 2005.

“The Ruins of Memory”. After the Ruins, 1906 and 2006: Rephotographing the San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Mark Klett with Michael Lundgren. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2006.

Storming the Gates of Paradise: Landscapes for Politics. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2007.

Solnit, David; Solnit, Rebecca, eds. (2009). The Battle of the Story of the Battle of Seattle. AK Press.

A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities that Arise in Disaster. New York: Penguin. 2010 [2009].

A California Bestiary. Illustrations by Mona Caron. Berkeley: Heyday Books. 2010.

Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2010.

Dillon, Brian, ed. (2011). “The Ruins of Memory”. Ruins. Documents of Contemporary Art. Vol. 25. London; Cambridge, MA: Whitechapel Gallery; MIT Press.

The Faraway Nearby. New York: Penguin. 2013. ISBN 9781101622773.

Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2013.

Men Explain Things to Me. Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2014.

The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness. San Antonio: Trinity University Press. 2014.

Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas. Berkeley: University of California Press. 2016.

The Mother of All Questions. Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2017.

Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays). Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2018.

Drowned River: The Death & Rebirth of Glen Canyon on the Colorado. Santa Fe: Radius Books. 2018.

Cinderella Liberator. Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2019.

Whose Story Is This? Chicago: Haymarket Books. 2019.

Recollections of My Non-existence. London: Granta. 2020.

Orwell’s Roses. New York: Viking. 2021.

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