Seattle Book Event For This Is An Uprising! With Author Paul Engler

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Join us in Seattle May 2nd at Elliott Bay Books for...

THIS IS AN UPRISING: How Nonviolent Revolt Is Shaping the Twenty-First Century!

Presentation and discussion with author Paul Engler. Sponsored by YES! Magazine.

Introduction by YES! Magazine co-founder and editor-at-large Sarah van Gelder.

Naomi Klein says of the book: "Absorbing... ambitious... indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere."

Michelle Alexander says: "For those who dare to dream that truly transformational, even revolutionary change might be possible... in our lifetimes (but who wonder what strategies or tactics could possibly achieve a monumental shift in consciousness), this book is for you."

From protests around climate change and immigrant rights, to Occupy, the Arab Spring, and #BlackLivesMatter, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to shape public debate and force political change. When mass movements erupt onto our television screens, the media consistently portrays them as being spontaneous and unpredictable. Yet, in this book, Mark and Paul Engler look at the hidden art behind such outbursts of protest, examining core principles that have been used to spark and guide moments of transformative unrest.

"This is a landmark book. [It] puts a name on... a powerful method of making real change fast. And real change fast is in fact what our world requires." -- Bill McKibben, author and co-founder of

“I love this book. The Englers have written fresh and exciting addition to the literature of social movements... We all need to read this now.” —George Lakey, author, activist, and founder of Training for Change

6:30 PM doors open and light refreshments.
7:00 PM book talk and discussion with author Paul Engler.

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