Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World
Daniel Sherrell (Author)
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DescriptionNAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2021 BY THE NEW YORKER AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "[Warmth] is lyrical and erudite, engaging with science, activism, and philosophy . . . [Sherrell] captures the complicated correspondence between hope and doubt, faith and despair--the pendulum of emotional states that defines our attitude toward the future." --The New Yorker "Beautifully rendered and bracingly honest." --Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing From a millennial climate activist, an exploration of how young people live in the shadow of catastrophe
Warmth is a new kind of book about climate change: not what it is or how we solve it, but how it feels to imagine a future--and a family--under its weight. In a fiercely personal account written from inside the climate movement, Sherrell lays bare how the crisis is transforming our relationships to time, to hope, and to each other. At once a memoir, a love letter, and an electric work of criticism, Warmth goes to the heart of the defining question of our time: how do we go on in a world that may not?
August 03, 2021
5.7 X 8.2 X 0.7 inches | 0.44 pounds
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About the Author
Daniel Sherrell is an organizer born in 1990. He helped lead the campaign to pass landmark climate justice legislation in New York and is the recipient of a Fulbright grant in creative nonfiction. Warmth is his first book.