Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century

A groundbreaking collection of first-person writing on the joys and challenges of the modern disability experience: Disability Visibility brings together the voices of activists, authors, lawyers, politicians, artists, and everyday people whose daily lives are, in the words of playwright Neil Marcus, “an art…an ingenious way to live.” A Vintage Books Original.According to ...

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Title:Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century
Author:Alice Wong
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Edition Language:English

Disability Visibility : First-Person Stories from the Twenty-first Century Reviews

  • Richard Propes
    In a world where the disabled voice is often viewed through the lens of what disability rights activist Stella Young coined as "inspiration porn" or with the rah-rah sympathies of the latest Lifetime Channel movie, a book like "Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Centur...
  • Michelle
    I really enjoyed this book. I had to start off with that because I think it's important to state that I enjoyed this book and would recommend this to everyone. First the author herself is disabled, which is inspiring because there's not many authors that have disabilities. If there are then I defini...
  • Christina || All My Book Clubs Are Dead
    This disability anthology is remarkable in that nearly every essay is an important read. In Wong's introduction she clarifies that this anthology may make you uncomfortable, but it isn't written to ask for your empathy. Instead it seeks to simple present disabled people "being." In all #OwnVoices bo...
  • Tessa
    CW: Many, they are noted at the beginning of each essay. Disability Visibility is an anthology that shares the voices and experiences of 36 people with disabilities. The different perspectives are intersectional, sharing the experiences of BIPOC people, and LGBTQ+ people. This isn’t a series of...
  • Tiffany
    Disability Visibility edited by Alice Wong is a collection of essays relaying personal experiences of disability and how they are still ignored and treated as less than. I learned so many things about the disabled experience in the United States and was often shocked by how far behind other marginal...
  • Siria
    Disability Visability is an anthology which brings together a variety of perspectives from disabled people on the 30th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act. Some of the pieces were written specifically for this anthology while others appeared previously in print or online. As with many...
  • Kelly
    This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. You may or may not know that 1 out of every 5 Americans is disabled, whether visible or not, and that number is even more startling for Black Americans, wherein 1 in every 4 are disabled. This collection, expertly curated a...
  • The Artisan Geek
    1/7/20I have been looking for exactly this kind of book and it came in the mail today -- so so happy to have it!! :DYou can find me onYoutube | Instagram | Twitter | Tumblr | Website | The Storygraph ...

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