Search - List of Books by Rebecca Solnit

Rebecca Solnit (born 1961) is a writer who lives in San Francisco. She has written on a variety of subjects including the environment, politics, place, and art.

She skipped high school altogether, enrolling in an alternative junior high in the public school system that took her through tenth grade, when she passed the GED exam. Thereafter she enrolled in junior college. When she was 17 she went to study in Paris. She ultimately returned to California and finished her college education at San Francisco State University when she was 20. She then received a Masters in Journalism from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984 and has been an independent writer since 1988. Prior to this she was a museum researcher and art critic. She has worked on environmental and human rights campaigns since the 1980s, notably with the Western Shoshone Defense Project in the early 1990s, as described in her book Savage Dreams, and with antiwar activists throughout the Bush era.

Solnit has received many awards for her writing: a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Lannan literary fellowship, two NEA Fellowships for Literature, and a 2004 Wired Rave Award for writing on the effects of technology on the arts and humanities.

Her writing has appeared in numerous publications in print and online, notably at the website She is the author of twelve books as well as essays in numerous museum catalogues and anthologies.

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Total Books: 85
The Mother of All Questions Further Reports from the Feminist Revolutions
2017 - The Mother of All Questions Further Reports From the Feminist Revolutions (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781608467402
ISBN-10: 1608467406
Genres: Nonfiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Los Hombres Me Explican Cosas
2017 - Los Hombres Me Explican Cosas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781608467211
ISBN-10: 160846721X
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Politics & Social Sciences

Hope in the Dark Untold Histories Wild Possibilities
2017 - Hope in the Dark Untold Histories Wild Possibilities (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781541450547
ISBN-10: 154145054X
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

Nonstop Metropolis A New York City Atlas
2016 - Nonstop Metropolis a New York City Atlas (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520285941
ISBN-10: 0520285948
Genres: Travel, Politics & Social Sciences

Wanderlust A History of Walking
2016 - Wanderlust a History of Walking (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781522665687
ISBN-10: 1522665684
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences

Tom Joyce
2015 - Tom Joyce (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781942185024
ISBN-10: 1942185022
Genre: Arts & Photography

The Encyclopedia of Trouble and Spaciousness
2015 - Streetopia (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780692424285
ISBN-10: 0692424288
Genre: Arts & Photography

Men Explain Things to Me
2015 - Men Explain Things to Me (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781511316743
ISBN-10: 1511316748
Genre: Politics & Social Sciences

The Blue of Distance
2015 - The Blue of Distance (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780934324700
ISBN-10: 0934324700
Genre: Arts & Photography

Michael Light Lake Las Vegas/Black Mountain
2014 - Michael Light Lake Las Vegas/black Mountain (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781934435854
ISBN-10: 1934435856
Genre: Arts & Photography

Savage Dreams A Journey into the Hidden Wars of the American West
2014 - Savage Dreams a Journey Into the Hidden Wars of the American West (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520282285
ISBN-10: 0520282280
Genres: History, Science & Math

The Faraway Nearby
2014 - The Faraway Nearby (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143125495
ISBN-10: 0143125494
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Unfathomable City A New Orleans Atlas
2013 - Unfathomable City a New Orleans Atlas (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520274037
ISBN-10: 0520274032
Genres: History, Reference, Travel, Science & Math, Politics & Social Sciences

A Book of Migrations
2011 - A Book of Migrations [Fully Updated New Second Edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781844677085
ISBN-10: 1844677087
Genres: Reference, Travel

Infinite City A San Francisco Atlas
2010 - Infinite City a San Francisco Atlas (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780520262492
ISBN-10: 0520262492
Genre: History
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

The Marvelous Museum Orphans Curiosities  Treasures A Mark Dion Project
A Paradise Built in Hell The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster
2010 - A Paradise Built in Hell the Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780143118077
ISBN-10: 0143118072
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Nonfiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Helios Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change
2010 - Helios Eadweard Muybridge in a Time of Change (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783865219268
ISBN-10: 3865219268
Genres: Arts & Photography, Computers & Technology

Amy Trachtenberg Groundwork
2008 - Amy Trachtenberg Groundwork (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780981462806
ISBN-10: 0981462804

Michael Lundgren Transfigurations
2008 - Michael Lundgren Transfigurations (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781934435106
ISBN-10: 1934435104
Genre: Arts & Photography

Os Homens Explicam Tudo Para Mim [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)
A Me De Todas As Perguntas [Em Portugues do Brasil] (Paperback)