Fighting the Good Fight curates stories of relentless individuals and collective movements that challenge injustices, societal norms, and oppressive systems. Each book in this category shines a light on the indomitable spirit of those who stand up, speak out, and strive for a better world, despite overwhelming odds.
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Bear Bones & Feathers by Louise B. Halfe — Sky Dancer
A celebration of the resilience and spirit of Indigenous communities amidst the adversities of colonialism and cultural upheaval, the book paints a tapestry of stories that meld past and present, revealing how Indigenous spirituality and traditions become powerful tools for healing and resistance.
Readers are immersed in an intimate, firsthand perspective on the depth and richness of Indigenous experiences, woven masterfully into poetry that not only educates but also emotionally resonates.Get Your Copy
Burning in This Midnight Dream by Louise B. Halfe – Sky Dancer
Burning in This Midnight Dream is a poignant testament to the enduring spirit of those who have faced the cruelties of residential schools. Through her evocative poetry, Halfe not only chronicles the lasting scars of this dark chapter in history but also serves as a powerful voice for healing, reconciliation, and cultural preservation.
Readers are drawn to this title not only for its compelling prose but also for its profound insights into the struggles and resilience of Indigenous communities, offering a deeper understanding and empathy towards a painful, shared history.Get Your Copy
Tell: poems for a girlhood by Soraya Peerbaye
Tell: poems for a girlhood dives deep into a tragic event, shedding light on the dangers and challenges young people face. Through powerful poetry, Peerbaye not only unravels a heartbreaking story but also highlights the importance of empathy, understanding, and confronting difficult truths.
This book is a compelling read for those seeking insights into the fragile world of adolescence and the societal pressures that shape it.Get Your Copy
Moldovan Hotel by Leah Horlick
Moldovan Hotel delves into the intricate links between history, identity, and the ongoing battles against oppressive forces. Horlick’s journey to Romania provides a profound exploration of the interplay between personal ancestry and broader geopolitical struggles, from fascism’s echoes to present-day challenges like land disputes and queer rights.
This book stands out as a testament to the importance of understanding our past to navigate the complex battles of the present, appealing to readers interested in the interconnectedness of personal journeys and global histories.Get Your Copy
Reunion by Deanna Young
Reunion intricately weaves the journey of revisiting and reconciling with one’s past, showcasing the relentless endeavor to reclaim the untouched essence of selfhood. This book captures the brave battle against internal ghosts and traumas, offering readers a moving narrative on self-discovery and transformation.
For those intrigued by introspection and the challenges of personal healing, “Reunion” promises a deep dive into the complexities of identity and self-redemption.Get Your Copy
Museum of Kindness by Susan Elmslie
A profound exploration of life’s most challenging moments, seeking understanding in the face of adversity. This collection addresses harsh realities, from societal tragedies to personal battles, prompting readers to confront the boundaries of the unthinkable.
Those drawn to introspective and emotionally charged works will find Elmslie’s poignant reflections a testament to the human spirit’s resilience and the ever-present quest for empathy in a complex world.Get Your Copy
Thin Air of the Knowable by Wendy Donawa
Donawa’s poems beckon readers to traverse through varied sceneries, capturing both the beauty and the challenges that shape human existence.
For those keen on poetic journeys that bridge external vistas with deep internal musings, this collection offers a captivating reflection on how environment molds individual narratives and experiences.Get Your Copy