Rad Dad

Rad Dad : Dispatches from the Frontiers of Fatherhood

By (author) Tomas Moniz , By (author) Jeremy Adam Smith


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Combining the best of the award-winning magazine "Rad Dad" and the Daddy Dialectic blog, this compilation features the best essays written for fathers by a multitude of dads from different walks of life. Bestselling authors, writers, musicians, and others collaborate on this collection that focuses on some of the modern complexities of fatherhood. Touching on topics such as the brutalities, beauties, and politics of the birth experience; the challenges of parenting on an equal basis with mothers; the tests faced by transgendered and gay fathers; the emotions of sperm donation; and parental confrontations with war, violence, racism, and incarceration, this anthology leaves no stone unturned in the discussion of being a dad. Contributors include: Steve Almond, Jack Amoureux, Mike Araujo, Mark Andersen, Jeff Chang, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jeff Conant, Jason Denzin, Cory Doctorow, Craig Elliott, Chip Gagnon, Keith Hennessy, David L. Hoyt, Simon Knapus, Ian MacKaye, Tomas Moniz, Zappa Montag, Raj Patel, Jeremy Adam Smith, Jason Sperber, Burke Stansbury, Shawn Taylor, Tata, Jeff West, and Mark Whiteley.

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  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 127 x 200.66 x 12.7mm | 226.8g
  • 20 Oct 2011
  • PM Press
  • Oakland
  • English
  • Original
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1604864818
  • 9781604864816
  • 192,328

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Author Information

Tomas Monizis the founder, the editor, and a writer for the award-winning magazine "Rad Dad." He teaches basic skills classes at Berkeley City College and works with the National Writing Project. He lives in Berkeley, California. Jeremy Adam Smith is the founder of the acclaimed blog Daddy Dialectic, the author of "The Daddy Shift," the coeditor of "Are We Born Racist?," and a 2010-2011 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University. He lives in San Francisco.

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"The key theme of the book is that we all need a community of support to realize a vision of parenting which actually manifests that other, better world we've all been working toward for so long." --www.LeftTurn.org (November 2011)

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