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Aurora Levins Morales's Books

Kindling: Writings On the Body
Mar.18.2013
This new collection of poetry and prose explores the body as a site of pleasure, pain and political struggle.  Disabled and chronically ill writer, historian and activist Aurora Levins Morales writes about epilepsy and stroke, the social control of dark skinned women's sexuality and the erotics of chronic fatigue, epigenetics and healing justice, community based science and...
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Jul.08.1998
Remedios is a prose poetry retelling of the history of the Atlantic world, from Arabia to the Dakotas, from the Andes to Angola, the story of Puerto Rian women and our kin in all the cultures we come from, and whose borders we have touched.  Beginning in prehistory and ending in 1954, Remedios is a rich collage of prose poetry vignettes, a multitude of voices, including those...
Medicine Stories
Jan.01.1998
Medicine Stories is a collection of essays on culture, history and activism.   It begins with "False Memories" a discussion of the connections between individual and collective trauma, and the battle over memory. "Because I am in multiple ways the target of such dehumanization, I read history books with the skepticism of an incest survivor at a family gathering. I watch...