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With her usual polemicism and honesty, Bell Hooks peppers her latest book [] with observations that are sure to unsettle just about everybody. Take her characterization of the academy: "The academic setting … is not a known site for truthtelling." Or her thoughts on a "revolutionary feminist pedagogy":

Four years ago, I was introduced to Bell Hooks 'with the publication of . This "first book" by a courageous, young, talented social critic generated a great deal of controversy and debate—some substantive, some unmerited. Hooks was charged with being ahistorical, unscholarly (there were many complaints about the absence of...

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In 2014, she founded the bell hooks Institute at in .

A startling foretelling of Bell Hooks' comes in the Acknowledgements and Introduction. She begins by sharing how when out to dinner she discussed with companions the subject of the book in question and "one person in a big booming...

In these times of increased division and coalition, based on ideology and political consciousness, it is helpful to find a writer who wants to put us all together, but who does not want us to be the same. bell hooks, in her fourth collection of essays, , writes about the need for those of us engaged in what her publishers call...