Activism & Resistance Reading Group Bibliographies

Frederic Edwin Church, Aurora Borealis, 1865

In our December reading group session from last year, we explored Kathy Acker’s Empire of the Senseless. Below are bibliographies from the discussions:

  • Parable of the Sower, Novel by Octavia E. Butler (Four Walls Eight Windows, 1993)
  • The Ticket That Exploded, Novel by William S. Burroughs (Olympia Press, 1962)
  • Outlaws of the Atlantic: Sailors, Pirates, and Motley Crews in the Age of Sail, Book by Marcus Rediker (Beacon Press, 2014)
  • Heart of Darkness, Novella by Joseph Conrad (Blackwood’s Magazine, 1899 serial; 1902 book)
  • Cities of the Red Night, Novel by William S. Burroughs (The Red Night trilogy, Holt, Rinehart & Winston (US) John Calder (UK), 1981)
  • The Fortunate Fall, Novel by Raphael Carter (Tor Books, 1996)
  • Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP’s Fight Against AIDS, Book by Deborah B. Gould (The University of Chicago Press, 2009)
  • Neuromancer, Novel by William Gibson (originally published in 1984)
  • Burst City, Released in 1982, Directed by Sogo Ishii.
  • The Widow Ching—Pirate, short story by Jorge Luis Borges (Penguin Modern Classics, 2011)
  • Haitian Vodou
  • A Conversation with Kathy Acker By Ellen G. Friedman
  • Interview with Steven Shaviro

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