- Back Cover, The Best American Essays 2019.
Writer, historian, and activist REBECCA SOLNIT is the author of eighteen books about environment, landscape, community, art, politics, hope, and feminism, including two atlases, of San Francisco in 2010 and New Orleans in 2013, Men Explain Things to Me, The Faraway Nearby, A Paradise Built in Hell: The Extraordinary Communities That Arise in Disaster, A Field Guide to Getting Lost, Wanderlust: A History of Walking, and River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West (for which she received a Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Book Critics Circle Award in criticism, and the Lannan Literary Award). A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a columnist for Harper’s Magazine.
- The Best American Essays 2015 (p. 223). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Kindle Edition.