Books about Resistance

  1. MaddAddam

    by Margaret Atwood
    A futuristic tale of courage, resilience and hope in a post-apocalyptic world.

    The novel continues the story of some of the same characters in the wake of the same biological catastrophe depicted in Atwood's earlier novels in the trilogy. The narrative starts with Ren and Toby ... (Wikipedia)

  2. March: Book One

    by John Lewis
    A firsthand account of the civil rights movement in America, and its impact on history.

    On March 7, 1965, John Lewis, a young man, stands on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama with fellow civil rights activists during the Selma to Montgomery marches on "Bloody Sunday". They are ... (Wikipedia)

  3. The Handmaid's Tale

    by Margaret Atwood
    A dystopian future where women are oppressed and used as a commodity.

    After a staged attack that killed the President of the United States and most of Congress , a radical political group called the "Sons of Jacob" uses quasi-Christian ideology to launch a revolution . ... (Wikipedia)

  4. HHhH

    by Laurent Binet
    A thrilling exploration of a daring mission to assassinate a high-ranking Nazi official during WWII.

    The novel follows the history of the operation and the lives of its protagonists—Reinhard Heydrich and his assassins Jozef Gabčík and Jan Kubiš . It is interlaced with the author's account of the ... (Wikipedia)

  5. Divergent

    by Veronica Roth
    A thrilling adventure of survival and self-discovery set in a dystopian society.

    In post-apocalyptic Chicago , survivors are divided into five factions : Abnegation , the selfless; Amity , the peaceful; Candor , the honest; Dauntless , the brave; and Erudite , the intelligent. ... (Wikipedia)

  6. A People's History of the United States

    by Howard Zinn
    An examination of American history from a perspective of marginalized people.

    In the book, Zinn presented a different side of history from the more traditional "fundamental nationalist glorification of country". Zinn portrays a side of American history that can largely be seen ... (Goodreads)

  7. On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century

    by Timothy Snyder
    A study of history and a call to action against the rise of authoritarianism.

    #1, New York Times, Bestseller •, A historian of fascism offers a guide for surviving and resisting America's turn towards authoritarianism., The Founding Fathers tried to protect us from the threat ... (Barnes & Noble)

  8. A Woman in Berlin: Eight Weeks in the Conquered City: A Diary

    by Marta Hillers
    An account of the struggles of a German woman during the occupation of Berlin, as she attempts to survive.

    A, New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice For eight weeks in 1945, as Berlin fell to the Russian army, a young woman kept a daily record of life in her apartment building and among its ... (Goodreads)

  9. The Man in the High Castle

    by Philip K. Dick
    Set in an alternate 1962, a man must confront a dark and oppressive new world order.

    It's America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. All because some twenty ... (Goodreads)

  10. In the Time of the Butterflies

    by Julia Alvarez
    A story of courage and sacrifice, as four sisters resist a tyrannical regime in the Dominican Republic.

    This is the story of the four Mirabal sisters during the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic. At school, one of the sisters, Minerva , meets a girl, Sinita, who later became one ... (Wikipedia)

  11. Catching Fire

    by Suzanne Collins
    A dystopian world where a young girl must fight for her life in an all-or-nothing arena.

    After winning the 74th Hunger Games , Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark return home to District 12 , the poorest sector of Panem . Six months later, prior to Katniss and Peeta's "Victory Tour" of ... (Wikipedia)

  12. القوقعة: يوميات متلصص

    by مصطفى خليفة
    An account of a young man’s life in Jerusalem under oppressive Israeli rule.

    إنّه زمن “القوقعة”، حيث يختلط كل شيء. لا حدود فاصلة بين الماضي والحاضر، السوريالي والواقعي. هي ليست مجرّد رواية يقصّها علينا أحدهم. هي نص يختزن الرعب، الخوف، الظلم..الإحتضار. تدور الأحداث في ... (Goodreads)

  13. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 2: Lust for Life

    by Warren Ellis
    An anti-hero journalist fights to uncover corruption in a futuristic dystopia.

    Outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem has become a household name in the future City he calls home. This latest collection of twisted tales showcases Spider's horrific yet funny screeds on subjects as ... (Goodreads)

  14. Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

    by Harriet Ann Jacobs
    A harrowing account of a young woman's experiences as a slave in the American South.

    The true story of an individual's struggle for self-identity, self-preservation, and freedom, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl remains among the few extant slave narratives written by a woman. ... (Goodreads)

  15. Baltasar and Blimunda

    by José Saramago
    A forbidden love story set against the backdrop of 1700s Portugal and its Inquisition.

    From the recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Literature, a “brilliant...enchanting novel” (New York Times Book Review) of romance, deceit, religion, and magic set in eighteenth-century Portugal at ... (Goodreads)

  16. Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy

    by Eric Metaxas
    A biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German theologian who opposed the Nazi regime.

    Who better to face the greatest evil of the 20 th -century than a humble man of faith? As Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seduced a nation, bullied a continent, and attempted to exterminate the Jews of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  17. The Plot Against America

    by Philip Roth
    An alternate history of America, where a fascist president rises to power.

    The novel is told from the point of view of Roth as a child growing up in Newark, New Jersey , as the younger son of Herman and Bess Roth. It begins with aviation hero Charles Lindbergh , who is ... (Wikipedia)

  18. Code Name Verity

    by Elizabeth Wein
    Two female spies' harrowing mission during WWII and the secrets they discover.

    In 1943 Nazi-occupied France, a British Lysander spy plane crashes in the fictional town of Ormaie. On board are two best friends, a pilot (Maddie, code name: Kittyhawk) and a spy (Julie, code name: ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Pereira Declares: A Testimony

    by Antonio Tabucchi
    A journalist's moral awakening amidst a totalitarian regime.

    The novel is set in Portugal in the summer of 1938, during Salazar 's dictatorship. Pereira, an old journalist on a Portuguese newspaper - the Lisboa - who loves literature and practically gives his ... (Wikipedia)

  20. Bitch Planet, Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine

    by Kelly Sue DeConnick
    A science fiction tale of a dystopian future, exploring the power of female resistance.

    “... one of the most unique and subversive artifacts of pop culture in recent memory.” -,, "Seldom do comics burst onto the scene and shatter our worldview by being entirely poignant, raw, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  21. The Wretched of the Earth

    by Frantz Fanon
    A political analysis of colonialism and its effects on the global underclass.

    A distinguished psychiatrist from Martinique who took part in the Algerian Nationalist Movement, Frantz Fanon was one of the most important theorists of revolutionary struggle, colonialism, and ... (Goodreads)

  22. March: Book Two

    by John Lewis
    An inspiring narrative of the civil rights movement, highlighting the courage and resilience of its participants.

    Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, ... (Barnes & Noble)

  23. Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

    by Frederick Douglass
    Memoir of a former slave's journey to freedom and his struggle for human rights.

    Born a slave circa1818 (slaves weren't told when they were born) on a plantation in Maryland, Douglass taught himself to read and write. In 1845, seven years after escaping to the North, he published ... (Goodreads)

  24. The Invasion

    by K.A. Applegate
    Alien forces arrive on Earth, setting off a series of interplanetary battles and an epic race against time.

    Young teenagers Jake and Marco leave the mall one evening. On the way out, they meet Rachel and Cassie , who are together, and Tobias —all children from their school—and decide to walk home together. ... (Wikipedia)

  25. Number the Stars

    by Lois Lowry
    A young girl's courage and loyalty help her family and friends escape the Nazis.

    Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her best friend Ellen Rosen often think of life before the war. It's now 1943 and their life in Copenhagen is filled with school, food shortages, and the Nazi ... (Goodreads)

  26. Q

    by Luther Blissett
    A historical novel set in 16th century Europe, following the life of a radical Protestant Anabaptist.

    The book follows the journey of an Anabaptist radical across Europe in the first half of the 16th century as he joins in various movements and uprisings that come as a result of the Protestant ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Days of Blood & Starlight

    by Laini Taylor
    After a devastating invasion, a young woman must find the strength to fight for her people and reclaim her home.

    Karou has left Earth for the land of the chimaera and seraphim , Eretz, where the chimaera have been defeated by the seraphim. She has begun the job taken up by her adopted father Brimstone: the art ... (Wikipedia)

  28. Walden & Civil Disobedience

    by Henry David Thoreau
    A philosophical exploration of solitude, nature and civil disobedience.

    Henry David Thoreau's masterwork, Walden , is a collection of his reflections on life and society. His simple but profound musings—as well as Civil Disobedience , his protest against the government's ... (Goodreads)

  29. A Thread of Grace

    by Mary Doria Russell
    A young girl's story of resilience through the chaos of WWII Italy.

    Set in Italy during the dramatic finale of World War II, this new novel is the first in seven years by the bestselling author of The Sparrow and Children of God . It is September 8, 1943, and ... (Goodreads)

  30. The Just Assassins

    by Albert Camus

    À Moscou, en 1905, un groupe de socialistes révolutionnaires projette d'assassiner le grand-duc Serge, qui gouverne la ville en despote, afin de lutter contre la tyrannie exercée sur eux. Kaliayev, ... (Goodreads)

  31. The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

    by Edith Hahn Beer
    An incredible true story of a Jewish woman's courage and determination to survive the Holocaust.

    Edith Hahn was an outspoken young woman studying law in Vienna when the Gestapo forced Edith and her mother into a ghetto, issuing them papers branded with a "J." Soon, Edith was taken away to a ... (Goodreads)

  32. Feed

    by Mira Grant
    A future world where information is controlled by corporations, and a group of journalists fight to uncover the truth.

    Feed is set several decades after the zombie apocalypse , referred to as the Rising. Two man-made viruses (a cure for cancer and a cure for the common cold) combined to form Kellis-Amberlee, a virus ... (Wikipedia)

  33. The Moon Is Down

    by John Steinbeck
    A small town is occupied by an unnamed army, and the townspeople must decide whether to resist or collaborate.

    Taken by surprise, a small coastal town is overrun by an invading army with little resistance. The town is important because it is a port that serves a large coal mine. Colonel Lanser, the head of ... (Wikipedia)

  34. The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

    by Naomi Klein
    Examination of the exploitation of economic crises and shock tactics by governments and corporations.

    In her ground-breaking reporting from Iraq, Naomi Klein exposed how the trauma of invasion was being exploited to remake the country in the interest of foreign corporations. She called it "disaster ... (Goodreads)

  35. The Monkey Wrench Gang

    by Edward Abbey
    A comedic adventure of environmental activism, fighting against corporate pollution.

    The book's four main characters are ecologically minded misfits—"Seldom Seen" Smith, a Jack Mormon river guide; Doc Sarvis, an odd but wealthy and wise surgeon; Bonnie Abbzug, his young Jewish ... (Wikipedia)

  36. Half Blood Blues

    by Esi Edugyan
    Tale of a jazz band's tumultuous journey through the shadows of Nazi Germany.

    The aftermath of the fall of Paris, 1940. Hieronymus Falk, a rising star on the cabaret scene, is arrested in a cafe and never heard from again. He is twenty years old. A German citizen. And he is ... (Goodreads)

  37. Ceremony

    by Leslie Marmon Silko
    A young Native American man's healing journey, reclaiming cultural roots and identity.

    Ceremony follows a half- Pueblo , half-white man named Tayo after his return from World War II . His white doctors say he is suffering from "battle fatigue," which would be called post-traumatic ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Woman on the Edge of Time

    by Marge Piercy
    A woman is sent to the future to see the potential of a utopian society and how it can be achieved.

    In the 1970s, an impoverished but intelligent thirty-seven-year-old Mexican-American woman Consuelo (Connie) Ramos, a resident of Spanish Harlem , is unfairly incarcerated in a New York mental ... (Wikipedia)

  39. Gung Ho!

    by Kenneth H. Blanchard
    A humorous and insightful story about a failing American car plant that turns around with the help of a Japanese management style.

    Here is an invaluable management tool that outlines foolproof ways to increase productivity by fostering excellent morale in the workplace. It is a must-read for everyone who wants to stay on top in ... (Barnes & Noble)

  40. The Darkest Minds

    by Alexandra Bracken
    Young adults with extraordinary powers fight for survival against a tyrannical government.

    When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something alarming enough to make her parents lock her in the garage and call the police. Something that gets her sent to ... (Goodreads)

  41. War's Unwomanly Face

    by Svetlana Alexievich
    An exploration of the lives of Soviet women who served in World War II.

    This book is a confession, a document and a record of people's memory. More than 200 women speak in it, describing how young girls, who dreamed of becoming brides, became soldiers in 1941. More than ... (Goodreads)

  42. A Hero of France

    by Alan Furst
    A French Resistance leader navigates the dangers of Nazi-occupied Paris to save lives and fight for freedom.

    From the bestselling master espionage writer, hailed by Vince Flynn as “the best in the business,” comes a riveting novel about the French Resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris., Paris, 1941. The City of ... (Goodreads)

  43. The Running Man

    by Richard Bachman
    A man's journey fighting for his life in a deadly game, facing impossible odds.

    In 2025, the world's economy is in shambles and America has become a totalitarian dystopia. 28-year-old Ben Richards, an impoverished resident of the fictional Co-Op City, is unable to find work, ... (Wikipedia)

  44. Every Man Dies Alone

    by Hans Fallada
    A man and his wife struggle to resist Nazi oppression in 1940s Berlin.

    Inspired by a true story, Hans Fallada's Alone in Berlin is the gripping tale of an ordinary man's determination to defy the tyranny of Nazi rule. This Penguin Classics edition contains an afterword ... (Goodreads)

  45. Transmetropolitan, Vol. 3: Year of the Bastard

    by Warren Ellis
    A dystopian journey of a journalist, uncovering the darkness of power and corruption.

    Investigative reporter Spider Jerusalem attacks the injustices of the 23rd Century surroundings while working for the newspaper The Word in this critically-acclaimed graphic novel series written by ... (Goodreads)

  46. Dietland

    by Sarai Walker
    A woman's determined search to find her own power, while challenging the beauty standards imposed by society.

    The diet revolution is here. And it’s armed. Plum Kettle does her best not to be noticed, because when you’re fat, to be noticed is to be judged. Or mocked. Or worse. With her job answering fan mail ... (Goodreads)

  47. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War

    by Karen Abbott
    Uncovering the untold stories of four women who risked their lives as undercover spies during the Civil War.

    Karen Abbott, the New York Times bestselling author of Sin in the Second City and “pioneer of sizzle history” (USA Today ), tells the spellbinding true story of four women who risked everything to ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. The Ask and the Answer

    by Patrick Ness
    A dystopian society where a rebel uprising is met with oppressive totalitarianism.

    Resuming directly after The Knife of Never Letting Go , Todd Hewitt is captured by the Mayor's army in Haven, renamed New Prentisstown, but his only concern is for Viola. He is forced to live in the ... (Wikipedia)

  49. King Rat

    by James Clavell
    A tough prisoner of war's fight for survival in a Japanese POW camp.

    The novel opens in early 1945. Peter Marlowe, a young British RAF Flight Lieutenant , has been a P.O.W. since 1942. Marlowe comes to the attention of the "King" - an American corporal who has become ... (Wikipedia)

  50. The Librarian of Auschwitz

    by Antonio Iturbe
    Based on a true story, a young girl in Auschwitz risks her life to protect and share books with fellow prisoners.

    Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old ... (Barnes & Noble)

  51. Rhinoceros

    by Eugène Ionesco
    A surrealist play about a town succumbing to mass political conformity.

    The play starts in the town square of a small provincial French village. Two friends meet at a coffee shop: eloquent, intellectual and prideful Jean, and the simple, shy, kind-hearted drunkard ... (Wikipedia)

  52. The Milagro Beanfield War

    by John Nichols
    A small town's battle against land developers, and their struggle for justice.

    Nearly 500 residents of the agricultural community of Milagro in the mountains of northern New Mexico face a crisis when politicians and business interests make a backroom deal to usurp the town's ... (Wikipedia)

  53. Darkness at Noon

    by Arthur Koestler
    A political prisoner is interrogated during a totalitarian regime and struggles with his loyalty to the party.

    Darkness at Noon is divided into four parts: The First Hearing, The Second Hearing, The Third Hearing, and The Grammatical Fiction. In the original English translation, Koestler′s word that Hardy ... (Wikipedia)

  54. The City of Ember

    by Jeanne DuPrau
    A city on the brink of destruction, two young people race against time to unlock its secrets.

    As the book starts off, a coalition of architects, scientists, and doctors known as "The Builders" have built Ember, an isolated, underground city with enough supplies for its inhabitants to survive ... (Wikipedia)

  55. The Boy Who Dared

    by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
    A young German boy joins the resistance against Hitler's regime, risking his life to fight for what he believes in.

    The majority of the story is told through flashbacks, as Helmuth Hübener , charged with treason , waits in a Berlin prison for his execution . Starting with his memories as a young boy, Helmuth ... (Wikipedia)

  56. God's Smuggler

    by Brother Andrew
    A story of faith and courage, smuggling Bibles to persecuted Christians behind the Iron Curtain.

    As a boy he dreamed of being a spy undercover behind enemy lines. As a man he found himself undercover for God. Brother Andrew was his name and for decades his life story, recounted in God's ... (Goodreads)

  57. The House of the Scorpion

    by Nancy Farmer
    A gripping sci-fi story of a boy's fight for survival in a world of clones and immortality.

    This story is set in the country of Opium, a narrow strip of land between Mexico (now called Aztlán ), and the United States , which is ruled by the original Matteo Alacrán, or El Patrón, an ... (Wikipedia)

  58. Mornings in Jenin

    by Susan Abulhawa
    A Palestinian family's generations-long journey, struggling for identity and freedom.

    A heart-wrenching, powerfully written novel that could do for Palestine what, The Kite Runner, did for Afghanistan. Forcibly removed from the ancient village of Ein Hod by the newly formed state of ... (Goodreads)

  59. The Paris Architect

    by Charles Belfoure
    A man must balance his moral code and professional obligations amidst the Nazi occupation of France.

    Like most gentiles in Nazi-occupied Paris, architect Lucien Bernard has little empathy for the Jews. So when a wealthy industrialist offers him a large sum of money to devise secret hiding places for ... (Goodreads)

  60. Anne Frank Remembered: The Story of the Woman Who Helped to Hide the Frank Family

    by Miep Gies
    The brave and moving story of the woman who helped to save Anne Frank's family during the Holocaust.

    The reminiscences of Miep Gies, the woman who hid the Frank family in Amsterdam during the Second World War, presents a vivid story of life under Nazi occupation. ... (Goodreads)

  61. Civil Disobedience

    by Henry David Thoreau
    Reflection on moral responsibility in the face of unjust laws.

    Resistance to Civil Government, called Civil Disobedience for short, is an essay by American transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau that was first published in 1849. In it, Thoreau argues that ... (Goodreads)

  62. The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking

    by Oliver Burkeman
    Exploring alternative paths to happiness, rejecting traditional approaches of positive thinking.

    Success through failure, calm through embracing anxiety—a totally original approach to self-help Self-help books don't seem to work. Few of the many advantages of modern life seem capable of lifting ... (Barnes & Noble)

  63. UnDivided

    by Neal Shusterman
    A group of teens set off on a journey across a broken nation to restore freedom and justice.

    Teens control the fate of America in the fourth and final book in the New York Times bestselling Unwind dystology by Neal Shusterman that Horn Book Magazine calls “ambitious, insightful, and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  64. The Pianist

    by Władysław Szpilman
    A man's harrowing survival in Nazi-occupied Warsaw, and the resilience of the human spirit.

    The last live broadcast on Polish Radio, on September 23, 1939, was Chopin's Nocturne in C# Minor, played by a young pianist named Wladyslaw Szpilman, until his playing was interrupted by German ... (Goodreads)

  65. The Bone Season

    by Samantha Shannon
    An epic fantasy about a group of resistance fighters fighting against a powerful, oppressive regime.

    The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working in the criminal underworld of Scion London, based at Seven Dials, employed by a man named Jaxon Hall. Her job: to scout for information by ... (Wikipedia)

  66. Beneath the Wheel

    by Hermann Hesse
    A young man struggles against the oppressive rigidity of a school system.

    In Hermann Hesse's Beneath the Wheel or The Prodigy , Hans Giebenrath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally ... (Goodreads)

  67. The Zookeeper's Wife

    by Diane Ackerman
    A true story of courage and resilience during the Holocaust, as a zookeeper and his wife risk their lives to save hundreds of Jews.

    In the 1930s, Jan Żabiński is the director of a thriving zoo in Warsaw, Poland. His wife, Antonina, has a remarkable empathy with animals, and their villa in the zoo acts as a nursery and residence ... (Wikipedia)

  68. Goliath

    by Scott Westerfeld
    A young girl's quest for freedom in a future dystopia, risking all for a better life.

    Alek and Deryn are abroad the Leviathan when the ship is ordered to pick up an unusual passenger. This brilliant/maniacal inventor claims to have a weapon called Goliath that can end the war. But ... (Goodreads)

  69. Asterix the Gaul

    by René Goscinny
    A group of ancient Gauls use wit, strength, and cunning to resist Roman invasion.

    All of the Gaul area is under Roman control, except for one small village in Armorica (present-day Brittany ), whose inhabitants are made invincible by a magic potion created periodically by the ... (Wikipedia)

  70. The Marrow Thieves

    by Cherie Dimaline
    A dystopian future where Indigenous people have the power to dream, and the government is trying to steal it.

    In a futuristic world ravaged by global warming, people have lost the ability to dream, and the dreamlessness has led to widespread madness. The only people still able to dream are North America's ... (Goodreads)

  71. Tintin and the Picaros

    by Hergé
    Tintin and his friends join forces with an South American rebel leader to fight an evil tyrant.

    Tintin hears in the news that Bianca Castafiore, her maid, pianist and Thomson and Thompson, have been imprisoned in San Theodoros for allegedly attempting to overthrow the military dictatorship of ... (Goodreads)

  72. Alicia

    by Alicia Appleman-Jurman
    A memoir of a young Jewish girl's survival during the Holocaust, and her journey to rebuild her life after the war.

    After losing her entire family to the Nazis at age 13, Alicia Appleman-Jurman went on to save the lives of thousands of Jews, offering them her own courage and hope in a time of upheaval and tragedy. ... (Goodreads)

  73. The Chocolate War

    by Robert Cormier
    A boy's struggle against an oppressive school environment, where he must decide between conformity or standing up for what's right.

    Jerry is a freshman attending an all-boys Catholic high school called Trinity, while coping with depressive feelings and existential questions that stem largely from his mother's recent death and his ... (Wikipedia)

  74. Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians

    by Brandon Sanderson
    A young boy's fight against an evil secret society determined to enslave the world.

    Alcatraz Versus the Evil Librarians is a young adult novel about Alcatraz Smedry, a young teen who is always breaking things. After receiving a bag of sand for his thirteenth birthday, he is involved ... (Wikipedia)

  75. An Ember in the Ashes

    by Sabaa Tahir
    A young woman's fight for freedom in a world of tyranny and oppression.

    A Scholar girl by the name of Laia lives in the Martial Empire with her grandparents and brother Darin in the city of Serra. Their existence is a grueling one as they are seen as second-class ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Letting Go: The Pathway To Surrender

    by David R. Hawkins
    A guide to letting go of negative emotions and attachments, leading to inner peace and spiritual growth.

    Letting Go, describes a simple and effective means by which to let go of the obstacles to Enlightenment and become free of negativity. During the many decades of the author’s clinical psychiatric ... (Barnes & Noble)

  77. The Memory Police

    by Yōko Ogawa
    A mysterious power erasing memories of everyday objects, leading to a fight for freedom.

    The story follows a novelist on an island under the control of the Memory Police. An unknown force causes the people of the island to collectively 'forget' and lose their attachment to objects or ... (Wikipedia)

  78. I Saw Ramallah

    by Mourid Barghouti
    An autobiographical account of the Palestinian struggle for freedom and the personal toll it takes.

    "رأيت رام الله" كتاب فاز بجائزة نجيب محفوظ للإبداع الأدبي (1997) هل هي رام الله سرّ الإبداع المحقق!! أم أنها الثلاثون عاماً من الغربة أشعلت في القلب الحنين والاشتياق إلى ساكني رام الله!! أم أنه الوطن ... (Goodreads)

  79. في قلبي أنثى عبرية

    by خولة حمدي
    A story of a young Palestinian woman's struggle for identity and freedom in a politically tumultuous environment.

    في قلب حارة اليهود في الجنوب التونسي تتشابك الأحداث حول المسلمة اليتيمة التي تربت بين أحضان عائلة يهودية، و بين ثنايا مدينة قانا العتيقة في الجنوب اللبناني تدخل بلبلة غير متوقعة في حياة ندى التي نشأت ... (Goodreads)

  80. Pedagogy of the Oppressed

    by Paulo Freire
    Analysis of the educational system, advocating a pedagogy of liberation.

    First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished ... (Goodreads)

  81. War with the Newts

    by Karel Čapek
    The story of a colony of intelligent newts, who are exploited and ultimately fight for their independence.

    Only the last four of the book's 27 chapters deal with the eponymous war. The rest of the book is concerned with the discovery of the Newts, their exploitation and evolution, and growing tensions ... (Wikipedia)

  82. Hostage

    by Guy Delisle
    A true story of a French aid worker held captive in the Caucasus region for three months.

    How does one survive when all hope is lost? In the middle of the night in 1997, Doctors Without Borders administrator Christophe André was kidnapped by armed men and taken away to an unknown ... (Goodreads)

  83. King's Cage

    by Victoria Aveyard
    A young woman's fight against a tyrannical regime, determined to break free of her captors.

    The third book in the thrilling #1 New York Times bestselling series! In this breathless third installment to Victoria Aveyard’s #1, New York Times, bestselling Red Queen series, rebellion is rising ... (Barnes & Noble)

  84. The Long War

    by Terry Pratchett
    Follow the adventures of a brave band of freedom fighters as they wage a daring war against a powerful evil empire.

    A generation after the events of The Long Earth, mankind has spread across the new worlds opened up by Stepping. Where Joshua and Lobsang once pioneered, now fleets of airships link the stepwise ... (Wikipedia)

  85. An Unkindness of Ghosts

    by Rivers Solomon
    A powerful story of survival, set on a generational spaceship, as a young woman fights to free herself from oppressive social structures.

    Odd-mannered, obsessive, withdrawn, Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used to the names; she only wishes there was more truth to them. If ... (Goodreads)

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