DGR Workshop Recommended Reading

For a comprehensive list, visit Deep Green Resistance Library Thing.

If you've read at least a few of these, we should have plenty to discuss.

We highly recommend reading the following, all by Derrick Jensen:

A Language Older Than Words
The Culture of Make Believe
Listening To The Land

Other books:

Nature and Madness,
by Paul Shepard: almost poetic, uses a lot of big words to talk about how growing up outside of nature prevents us from fully developing.

Fire And Ice, by Laurel Luddite & Skunkly Monkly: Personal accounts of living with the knowledge of and trying to prevent ecological destruction.

Hello, My Name is Chellis, and I’m in Recovery from Western Civilization, by Chellis Glendinning: About how civilization screws us up psychologically.

When Technology Wounds, by Chellis Glendinning: Case studies and exploration of modern technologies that have caused people a lot of harm.

Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind, edited by Theodore Roszak, Mary E. Gomes, and Allen D. Kanner: Essays by different authors exploring links between environmentalism and mental health.

Coming Back to Life: Practices to Reconnect Our Lives, Our World, by Johanna Macy and Molly Young Brown.

Future Primitive,
by John Zerzan: Article from anarcho-primitivist perspective.

Green Anarchy Magazine, www.greenanarchy.org

Species Traitor Zine, available from www.greenanarchy.org

Women and Nature, by Susan Griffin: a lyrical and impassioned examination of science as a war against women, animals and the earth.

Life and Death, by Andrea Dworkin: Everything you need to know about patriarchy.

by Andrea Dworkin: A searing indictment of nationalism, imperialism, and masculinity, in prose that sings off the page.

In the Absence of the Sacred,
by Jerry Mander: what's wrong with western culture.

Ecofeminism by Maria Mies and Vandana Shiva.

The Party's Over,
by Richard Heinberg: basic primer on peak oil.

Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change,
by William R. Catton Jr.: A clear accounting of the predicament that agriculture and industrial technology have put us in.

Pacifism as Pathology,
by Ward Churchill: Look for the new edition with a forward by Derrick Jensen!

The Continuum Concept: In Search of Happiness Lost,
by Jean Liedloff: How contemporary infant and childrearing practices destroy the young, and how to do it right.

Stone Age Economics,
by Marshall Sahlin: why hunter-gatherers have it better.

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