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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Golem Girl: A Memoir by Riva Lehrer
    Golem Girl: A Memoir - by Riva Lehrer

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349014814 | ISBN 10: 0349014817

    ***WINNER OF THE BARBELLION PRIZE*** ***SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD***  In 1958, amongst the children born with spina bifida is Riva Lehrer. At the time, most such children are not expected to survive. Her parents ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stairs and Whispers: D/Deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman (Editors)
    Stairs and Whispers: D/Deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back - by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781911027195 | ISBN 10: 1911027190

    Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back, edited by Sandra Alland, Khairani Barokka and Daniel Sluman, is a ground-breaking anthology examining UK disabled and D/deaf poetics. Packed with fierce poetry, essays, photos and links to ac ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drawing Autism by Jill Mullin (Editor), with a Foreword by Temple Grandin
    Drawing Autism - by Jill Mullin (Editor), with a Foreword by Temple Grandin

    £21.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781617751981 | ISBN 10: 1617751987

    Over the last decade autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become an international topic of conversation, knowing no racial, ethnic, or social barriers. Behavior analyst and educator Mullin has assembled a staggering array of work from established artis ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disabled Body in Contemporary Art by Ann Millett-Gallant
    The Disabled Body in Contemporary Art - by Ann Millett-Gallant

    £20.50   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780230341425 | ISBN 10: 023034142x

    This volume analyzes the representation of disabled and disfigured bodies in contemporary art and its various contexts, from art history to photography to medical displays to the nineteenth and twentieth-century freak show. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Re-Presenting Disability: Activism and Agency in the Museum by Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Editors)
    Re-Presenting Disability: Activism and Agency in the Museum - by Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson (Editors)

    £30.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780415494731 | ISBN 10: 0415494737

    Re-Presenting Disability addresses issues surrounding disability representation in museums and galleries, a topic which is receiving much academic attention and is becoming an increasingly pressing issue for practitioners working in wide-ranging muse ... more

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  • Cover image of book Defying Disability: The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders by Mary Wilkinson
    Defying Disability: The Lives and Legacies of Nine Disabled Leaders - by Mary Wilkinson

    £18.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781843104155 | ISBN 10: 1843104156

    This book tells the stories of nine disabled leaders who, by force of personality and concrete achievement, have made us think differently about disability. Whatever direction they have come from, they share a common will to change society so that di ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts by Paddy Masefield
    Strength: Broadsides from Disability on the Arts - by Paddy Masefield

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781858563800 | ISBN 10: 1858563801

    This remarkable book is the first to focus on disability arts. Drawn from over 50 of the authorís speeches, it eschews the historical charity based, patrician assumptions about disabled people and the barriers and prejudices that have kept them invis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance by Carrie Sandahl and Philip Auslander (Editors)
    Bodies in Commotion: Disability and Performance - by Carrie Sandahl and Philip Auslander (Editors)

    £28.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780472068913 | ISBN 10: 0472068911

    Bodies in Commotion is the first book to explore the lively intersection of performance studies and disability studies, provoking new ways of looking at body, space, spectatorship, and identity.   In this groundbreaking collection, leading cr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pushing the Limits: Disabled Dykes Produce Culture by Shelley Tremain
    Pushing the Limits: Disabled Dykes Produce Culture - by Shelley Tremain

    £17.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9780889612181 | ISBN 10: 0889612188

    This is a path-breaking multimedia anthology of fiction, personal narrative, poetry, song, and artwork by disabled dykes. ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Left Foot by Christy Brown
    My Left Foot - by Christy Brown

    £8.99   paperback   (1990) - ISBN 13: 9780749391775 | ISBN 10: 0749391774

    The autobiography of Christy Brown, a victim of cerebral palsy who was born and raised in Dublin, and died in 1981.  He recounts his childhood struggle to learn to read, write, paint and finally type, with the toe of his left foot. ... more

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