Shy Radicals Book Stall at the GAS Book FairCheck out other events that will be at the Bookfair:
Saturday 2nd March 11am - 5pm
The stall will sell the Shy Radicals book as well a wide selection of zines about Autism and radical mental health and Other Asias zines:
There is also a Shy Radicals talk at the GAS Book Fair at 2pm:
Shy Radicals by Hamja Ahsan
Part manifesto, part history of the shy revolution, part hymn to introversion: Shy Radicals is a beautiful exploration of exploitation, nationalism and power-dynamics as seen from the perspective of the revolutionary introvert. It's a poem and a manual that helps you take apart the cult of personality and endless expression and their part in enforcing evils of capitalism, colonialism and white supremacy. Exploring the Shy People's Republic of Aspergistan, the book looks at how neurotypical-domination has led both to the oppression of shy people, and to the creation of an unnecessarily brutal world: reminding us that 'the extrovert state is a terrorist state.' Ahsan's work is genuinely radical, and this book challenges traditional conceptions of art and politics by putting militant quietness at its centre. It's as deadly serious as it is fun. Buy two copies and give one to a shy comrade or extroverted enemy.
The flag of Aspergistan consists of a black flag punctuated thusly '...'
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