Lover of the Fancy

Early C20th American culture and dissent

Precarious Life: The Powers of Mourning and Violence
Judith Butler


In her most impassioned and personal book to date, Judith Butler responds in this profound appraisal of post-9/11 America to the current US policies to wage perpetual war, and calls for a deeper understanding of how mourning and violence might instead inspire solidarity and a quest for global justice.

Paperback, 192pp
Verso Books, 2020
ISBN 9781788738613