3 New Books to Help You Get Subversive
Speaking truth to power is hard, because most don’t want to hear it. It can also be quite dangerous. It’s a little easier to couch it in fictional terms, as a novel or short story can reach and convince a wider audience while maintaining some plausible deniability. This doesn’t mean that the danger completely goes away; many writers have suffered for their attempts to tell the truth. This week’s book club features a range of subversive fiction, from the deeply and obviously political to the more quietly revolutionary.