Pessimism is for Lightweights: 13 Pieces of Courage and Resistance is a poetry collection of 13 unique works inspired by protest. This collection features poems on homelessness, period poverty, and immigration, and salutes those fighting for justice against sexism, racism and class discrimination.
All copies of Pessimism is for Lightweights: 13 Pieces of Courage and Resistance include a beautiful translation into Old English by Emily Cotman, printed to celebrate International Translation Day in September 2020.
The poem Pessimism is for Lightweights is now on permanent display at People's History Museum (PHM).
Publisher: Rough Trade Books
Year published: 2018 (Rough Trade Editions #2)
Book type: Pamphlet, 36 pages (plus 6 page translation)
Dimensions: 148mm x 210mm
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