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Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World

Warmth: Coming of Age at the End of Our World

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"[Warmth] is lyrical and erudite, engaging with science, activism, and philosophy . . . [Sherrell] captures the complicated correspondence between hope and doubt, faith and despair--the pendulum of emotional states that defines our attitude toward the future." --The New Yorker

"Beautifully rendered and bracingly honest." --Jenny Odell, author of How to Do Nothing

From a millennial climate activist, an exploration of how young people live in the shadow of catastrophe

Warmth is a new kind of book about climate change: not what it is or how we solve it, but how it feels to imagine a future--and a family--under its weight. In a fiercely personal account written from inside the climate movement, Sherrell lays bare how the crisis is transforming our relationships to time, to hope, and to each other. At once a memoir, a love letter, and an electric work of criticism, Warmth goes to the heart of the defining question of our time: how do we go on in a world that may not?

Author: Daniel Sherrell
Publisher: Penguin Books
Published: 08/03/2021
Pages: 272
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.44lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.70w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780143136538

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 05/31/2021
Kirkus Reviews 06/15/2021
Booklist 07/01/2021 pg. 8
Library Journal 08/01/2021 pg. 91

About the Author
Daniel Sherrell is an organizer born in 1990. He helped lead the campaign to pass landmark climate justice legislation in New York and is the recipient of a Fulbright grant in creative nonfiction. Warmth is his first book.

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