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Derrick Jensen
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Activist, philosopher, teacher, and leading voice of uncompromising dissent, DERRICK JENSEN holds degrees in creative writing and mineral engineering physics. In 2008, he was named one of the Utne Reader’s "50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World," and in 2006 he was named Press Action’s Person of the Year for his work on Endgame. He lives in California. 

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Columbus and Other Cannibals
The Wetiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism, and Terrorism
Written by Jack D. Forbes
Foreword by Derrick Jensen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

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Columbus and Other Cannibals
The Wetiko Disease of Exploitation, Imperialism, and Terrorism
Written by Jack D. Forbes
Foreword by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 258 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $16.95

Celebrated American Indian thinker Jack D. Forbes’s Columbus and Other Cannibals was one of the founding texts of the anticivilization movement when it was first published in 1978. His history of terrorism, genocide, and ecocide told from a Native American point of view has inspired America’s most influential activists for decades... Read more >
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As the World Burns
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial#A Graphic Novel
Written by Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: November 6, 2007
Price: $14.95

Two of America’s most talented activists team up to deliver a bold and hilarious satire of modern environmental policy in this fully illustrated graphic novel. The U.S. government gives robot machines from space permission to eat the earth in exchange for bricks of gold. A one-eyed bunny rescues his friends from... Read more >
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As the World Burns
50 Simple Things You Can Do to Stay in Denial-A Graphic Novel
Written by Derrick Jensen and Stephanie McMillan


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $14.95

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Deep Green Resistance
Strategy to Save the Planet
Written by Derrick Jensen, Aric McBay and Lierre Keith


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: May 3, 2011
Price: $22.95

For years, Derrick Jensen has asked his audiences, “Do you think this culture will undergo a voluntary transformation to a sane and sustainable way of life?” No one ever says yes.

Deep Green Resistance starts where the environmental movement leaves off: industrial civilization is incompatible with life. Technology can’t fix it, and... Read more >
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Deep Green Resistance
Strategy to Save the Planet
Written by Derrick Jensen, Aric McBay and Lierre Keith


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $22.95

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The Derrick Jensen Reader
Writings on Environmental Revolution
Written by Derrick Jensen
Edited by Lierre Keith


Format: eBook, 640 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $26.95

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The Derrick Jensen Reader
Writings on Environmental Revolution
Written by Derrick Jensen
Edited by Lierre Keith


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: July 3, 2012
Price: $26.95

In an age marked by seemingly unstoppable environmental collapse and the urgent quest for solutions, environmental philosopher Derrick Jensen, the voice of the growing deep ecology movement, reveals for us new seeds of hope. Here for the first time in The Derrick Jensen Reader are collected generous selections from his prescient... Read more >
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Dreams

Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 5, 2011
Price: $24.95

Jensen’s furthest-reaching book yet, Dreams challenges the “destructive nihilism” of writers like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris who believe that there is no reality outside what can be measured using the tools of science. He introduces the mythologies of ancient cultures and modern indigenous peoples as evidence of alternative ways of... Read more >
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Dreams

Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

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Endgame, Volume 1
The Problem of Civilization
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $20.95

The long-awaited companion piece to Derrick Jensen’s immensely popular and highly acclaimed works A Language Older Than Words and The Culture of Make Believe.

Accepting the increasingly widespread belief that industrialized culture inevitably erodes the natural world, Endgame sets out to explore how this relationship impels us towards a revolutionary and... Read more >
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Endgame, Volume 1
The Problem of Civilization
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $20.95

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Endgame, Volume 2
Resistance
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: Trade Paperback, 433 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 6, 2006
Price: $20.95

Whereas Volume 1 of Endgame presents the problem of civilization, Volume 2 of this pivotal work illustrates our means of resistance. Incensed and hopeful, impassioned and lucid, Endgame leapfrogs the environmental movement’s deadlock over our willingness to change our conduct, focusing instead on our ability to adapt to the impending ecological... Read more >
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Endgame, Volume 2
Resistance
Written by Derrick Jensen


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $20.95

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What We Leave Behind

Written by Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: April 7, 2009
Price: $24.95

What We Leave Behind is a piercing, impassioned guide to living a truly responsible life on earth. Human waste, once considered a gift to the soil, has become toxic material that has broken the essential cycle of decay and regeneration. Here, award-winning author Derrick Jensen and activist Aric McBay weave historical... Read more >
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What We Leave Behind

Written by Derrick Jensen and Aric McBay


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $24.95

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